President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has arrived at the funeral ceremony of Islam Karimov, President of Uzbekistan.

According to Trend news agency, the following high officials has already arrived in Samarkand: Presidents of Ukraine, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan; Prime Ministers of Russia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan; Vice-Prime Ministers of China and South Korea, as well as a number of international organizations.

International delegations continue to arrive at funeral ceremony in Samarkand - the hometown of Islam Karimov.

It is expected to start at 12.00 local time.

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