Uzbek interim leader wins presidency with 88.6% of vote


TASHKENT -- Uzbekistan's interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev has won a landslide victory to become the country's second-ever president following the death of long-reigning incumbent Islam Karimov, official results said December 5.

According to the Central Election Commission, Mirziyoyev scooped up 88.6% of the vote after a preliminary count.

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