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The European Union will enter sanctions against Uzbekistan

the Decision it is accepted in connection with refusal of Tashkent to make independent investigation of events in Andizhan. According to the prepared document, the European Union plans to enter embargo on delivery of arms into Uzbekistan and to reduce financing of various programs.
Besides, the European Union states will refuse reception of visas to the persons convicted of violent acts during the Andizhan events. the black list such persons it is planned to make later. In the document project it is noticed that the reason of introduction of sanctions is excessive, unjustified and illegible application of force the Uzbek authorities. Session of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of EU on which the document, most likely, will be confirmed, will take place in Luxembourg on October, 3rd. According to the version of official Tashkent, during May events in Andizhan 187 persons, mainly " were lost; gangsters and terrorists . Meanwhile, legal experts and a number of eyewitnesses assert that during mutiny suppression were lost to 800 persons, and that soldiers shot civilians, transfers on September, 30th RBC.