DECLARATION OF THE REVOLUTIONARY COMMITTEE OF THE
21 May 1921
The Menshevik’s power, being bourgeois by its nature,
oppressed the revolutionary movement of the national minorities and bred the
antagonism between the certain minorities residing in
The Soviet power has the different approach to this issue pushing forward the principle of fraternal relations and equality between all workers.
The right to self-determination declared by the Great October Revolution is recognized as the best remedy for eradication of national prejudices and strengthening of the relations between the workers.
Proceeding form the aforementioned the Revolutionary Committee of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia recognizes and welcomes the establishment of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia and believes that the relations between the Georgian SSR and the Abkhazian SSR will be decided at the first Congress of the workers and peasant of Abkhazia, as well as of Georgia.
Let the workers of both socialist republics decide the forms of close and fraternal cooperation.
Revcom of the Georgian SSR
(Jemal Gamakharia, Badri Gogia, Abkhazia-Historical Region of Georgia.