In accordance with the generally recognised principles and norms of international law, recognising and reaffirming the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, and taking into account the will of the people of the Kherson Region expressed in the referendum held on September 27, 2022, I hereby resolve:
1. To recognise the state sovereignty and independence of the Kherson Region.
2. This Executive Order shall enter into force on the date of its signing.