Uzbek president buried in Samarkand
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sept. 3
By Demir Azizov – Trend:
Uzbekistan’s late President Islam Karimov was buried in Samarkand, in the Shah-i-Zinda cemetery next to his parents on Sept. 3, the commission arranging the funeral told Trend.
Several thousands of people – townspeople, politicians and foreign delegations – said their last farewell to Islam Karimov.
Three-day mourning has been declared in Uzbekistan over Karimov’s death.
Islam Karimov passed away Sept. 2 after suffering a stroke.