Putin arrives in Samarkand to pay tribute to Uzbek president
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Samarkand to pay tribute to late President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, AzerNews reported citing TASS.
Russia’s President expressed his intention to pay tribute to Islam Karimov on September 5 in China, where he was taking part in the G20 summit.
Islam Karimov died on September 2 after suffering a stroke. The country’s first president was buried on September 3 in his hometown Samarkand.