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$ 10 million earned by Karimova ‘illegally’ was returned to Tashkent

Swiss government 2020said in that, An invalid agreement signed with Uzbekistan according toreturned assets “will be used for the benefit of the people of Uzbekistan”

France The late President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov“illegally” earned by his imprisoned daughter 10 million dollarsreturned to Tashkent. The statement came from Uzbek officials.

According to the Ministry of Justice on February 15 according to, Gulnara Karimovaor these funds belonging to 2020returned in.

Multilateral Trust Fund

The ministry adds that, Switzerland, United States, France, Russia and By cooperating with other countries, it seeks to return Karimova’s “criminally active” assets.

The last such talks took place on February 11 in Uzbekistan and It is noted that it was conducted among Swiss officials.

“During the talks, the parties agreed to establish a multilateral trust fund with the UN. Foundation to Gulnara Karimova snow“About $ 131 million in assets is ready to be transferred to Uzbekistan.” – The ministry reports.


For information according toMoscow City Court in Russia Uzbek courts overseas Karimova’s assets and recognized his decisions regarding his property and Russia officials Moscow liquidation of his property and Investigates the possibility of his return to Uzbekistan.

Swiss government 2020said in that, An invalid agreement signed with Uzbekistan according toreturned assets “will be used for the benefit of the people of Uzbekistan.”

Switzerland to Karimova in 2012 snow800 million Swiss francs (864 million) in connection with the prosecution dollars) frozen. 131 million of these funds dollarswas confiscated in 2019.

Tashkent has raised the issue of more than $ 1 billion in foreign jurisdictions since Karimova was detained in 2017.

Karimova, once considered a possible successor to her father, was placed under house arrest in Tashkent in 2014, while her father was still alive. Karimov died in 2016, replacing him Shavkat Mirziyoev passed.

He offered to return $ 686 million

Investigations in a number of countries have revealed Karimova’s involvement in a huge, years-long bribery mechanism. The scheme mainly covers telecommunications companies that have access to the attractive market of Uzbekistan.

In December 2017, he 10 was sentenced to one year in prison. The sentence was later commuted to house arrest and laid for five years. However, in March 2019, Karimova was found guilty of violating the terms of house arrest and returned to prison.

Karimova wrote a letter to Mirziyoyev in February 2020 that, she snowcould return $ 686 million to the country’s treasury in exchange for the dismissal of the criminal case.

But a month later, he was snatching money, dirty money and found guilty of other crimes and sentenced to an additional 13 years and four months in prison.

Source: RFE / RL
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