A source close to the Uzbek government claims that there are currently no signs of Shavkat Mirzieev’s removal. However, the Uzbek online news service Zamondosh has reported that Olij Mazhlis, the country’s parliament, might hold a hearing on April 10 to consider Mirzieev’s ouster.
A person unknown to Uznews.net came with a request to publish a letter written by the president’s elder daughter. 41-year-old Gulnara Karimova and her 15-year-old daughter Iman have been under house arrest with heightened security since February 17.
The long-standing NDU leader Mukhammad Salikh maintains that Fethullah Gulen, a controversial Islamic preacher and politician in Turkey, and his supporters are seeking his deportation from Turkey in the hope of improving their relationship with Uzbekistan.