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MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on the Passing of President Karimov of Uzbekistan

  • Date : 2016-09-03 11:00:00
  • Hit : 2008

1. With regard to the passing of President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan on September 2, the Government of the Republic of Korea offers its deepest condolences and sympathy to the government and the people of Uzbekistan.

2. The Government of the Republic of Korea hopes that the people of Uzbekistan will recover from the shock and grief over the loss of their great leader as soon as possible.

3. The Government of the Republic of Korea has sent to Uzbekistan a delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Lee Joon-sik to attend and pay respects at the state funeral for the late President Karimov, which will take place in Samarkand on September 3.

* unofficial translation