December 14, 1990

Jokargi Kenes the Government of Karakalpak Autonomous Soviet Republic Declare:

New Sovereign Independent Republik of Karakalpakstan created as a state on behalf of multinational citizens, with the whole responsibility for our population, by declaring their independence, with the respect to all nationals of the USSR and with the respect of rights of all nations of the USSR, based on the rights of all nations of the USSR to be able to function as an Independent State, following the Constitutional Rights of Karakalpak Autonomous Republic, by repealing and revising previous legislations concerning Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan, according Constitutions of USSR, Uzbekistan SSR and Karakalpakstan ASSR, acknowledging Uzbekistan Government of this declaration of statehood, for purpose of political, social-economic and cultural development of Karakalpakstan Republic.

The relationship between Uzbekistan and Karakalpakstan based on mutual agreement and contracts.


Signatories: 186 Deputy of Parlament of Karakalpakstan

Purpouse: To announce and explain separation from Uzbekistan

Created: November - December 1990

Ratified: December 14, 1990

Location: Nukus, Republic of Karakalpakstan

Published on December 20, 1990 in Official Government Newspaper Soviet Karakalpakstan on Russian and Karakalpak Languages