Putin signed decrees recognizing the independence of Zaporozhye and Kherson regions

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Putin signed decrees recognizing the independence of Zaporozhye and Kherson regions
Putin signed decrees recognizing the independence of Zaporozhye and Kherson regions
30 September, 10:52SocietyPhoto: 1MI
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees according to which Russia recognizes the independence and sovereignty of the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.

"In accordance with the generally accepted principles and norms of international law, recognizing and confirming the principle of equality and self-determination of peoples, enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, taking into account the will of the people of the Kherson region at the referendum held on September 27, 2022, I decide: Recognize the sovereignty and independence of the Kherson region" , - says the text of the decree on the recognition of the Kherson region, published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

The second similar decree refers to the recognition of the Zaporozhye region. The documents say that the decrees come into force from the day of publication.

On the eve it became known that on September 30, the deputies were invited to the Kremlin for an event. Later, the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that at 15:00 the ceremony of signing agreements on the entry into Russia of four new territories would begin: the DPR, the LPR, the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions.

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