The Republic of Azerbaijan celebrates State Independence Day on October 18.
On August 30, 1991, Azerbaijan made clear its intention to become an independent nation once again when Parliament adopted the Declaration on the State Independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
On October 18, 1991, the constitutional act "On the State Independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan" was approved and adopted by the Azerbaijan Supreme Council.
As a result, Azerbaijan left the USSR and became independent.
In 1992, Independence Day was declared a national non-working holiday.
Having adopted the law on the Republic of Azerbaijan's state independence, the Azerbaijani Parliament developed the state, political, and economic structure fundamentals for the independent republic.
Azerbaijan marks the 29th anniversary of constitutional law adoption today.