"On June 10, members of the delegation visited Andijan
(Uzbekistan), where they held talks with the leadership of the region and representatives of the private sector.
In connection with the tenth anniversary of the events that took place in Andijan
on 13 May 2005, the United States expresses its deep condolences to the families of all people who had lost their lives or suffered as a result of those events, said the diplomatic mission.
The humanitarian aid, sent by the Turkish Red Crescent Society, is part of a second dispatch of relief supply by Turkey for 77 thousand Uzbek refugees who took shelter in Andijan
after escaping from ethnic violence that killed nearly 100 people in Kyrgyz cities of Jalalabad and Osh.
in Kyrgyzstan," said Kapil Sharma, an ICRC doctor in Andijan
. He was also able
Khanabad is in Andijan
province, where Uzbek government forces opened fire on demonstrators in 2005.
14, when Uzbekistan completed its coverup of a massacre of opposition supporters in the city of Andijan
by sentencing 15 men to prison.
On May 13, thousands of protesters calling for democratic reforms were slaughtered by Karimov's security police in the city of Andijan
. The reaction of the Bush administration was oddly muted, given its professed eagerness to propagate democracy.
Troops fired on protesters last Friday in the eastern Uzbek city of Andijan
, killing hundreds, according to witnesses.
The government has denied its troops opened fire on innocent civilians during anti-government protests in the city of Andijan
last Friday, though it says 169 people were killed in clashes between authorities and militants
In Washington DC, he yesterday described the shooting of unarmed protesters in Andijan
A group of foreign diplomats and journalists arrived in the Uzbek city of Andijan
today to assess the scope of a government crackdown on demonstrators.