Uzbekistan leader Islam ​Karimov in `critical` condition: Official

Strongman Uzbek leader Islam Karimov is in critical condition after his health worsened "sharply" days after he suffered a stroke, an official statement said Friday.

AFP| Updated: Sep 02, 2016, 09:38 AM IST

Moscow: Strongman Uzbek leader Islam Karimov is in critical condition after his health worsened "sharply" days after he suffered a stroke, an official statement said Friday.

"Dear compatriots, it is with a very heavy heart that we inform you that yesterday the condition of our president deteriorated sharply and, according to doctors, it is evaluated as critical," the statement posted on a government website said.