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The country will then begin three days of mourning.
His death follows days of speculation that officials were delaying making his death public, with no clear successor for the iron-fisted ruler lined up.
A Uzbek man walks to cast his ballot during tightly controlled presidential election, the first vote since the death of authoritarian leader Islam Karimov who ruled the country for 27 years, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sunday Dec. The odds-on favorite is acting President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who spent 13 years as Karimov's prime minister. The voting wrapped up five hours later but results are not expected until early Monday.
(AP Photo/Anvar Ilyasov) Uzbekistan's Election Commission said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies that the turnout in the presidential vote was nearly 70 percent by 3 p.m. Karimov never cultivated a successor and his death in September raised concerns that the predominantly Sunni Muslim nation of 32 million might see fierce infighting over its leadership.
It wasn’t comfortable, especially in 35 degree heat with only retro air con (windows open).
Over the years, the group has been affiliated with the Taliban, al-Qaida and the Islamic State group, and it has sent fighters abroad.
Under the Uzbek constitution, if the president dies his duties pass temporarily to the head of the senate until an election can be held within three months.
His Cabinet, however, said in a statement that Karimov "attained a high authority in the country and in the international community as an outstanding statesman, who has developed and implemented a deeply thought-out strategy of building a democratic constitutional state with a civil society and a market economy."Karimov cultivated no apparent successor, and his death raised concerns that the predominantly Sunni Muslim country could face prolonged infighting among clans over its leadership, something its Islamic radical movement could exploit.
Given the lack of access to the strategic country, it's hard to judge how powerful the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan might be.