• Singapore shall cease to be a state of Malaysia and shall forever be an independent and sovereign state and nation separate from and independent of Malaysia, and that the government of Malaysia recognises the government of Singapore as an independent and sovereign government of Singapore and will always work in friendship and cooperation with it.

    "The Singapore Story: Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew, Vol. 1". Book by Lee Kuan Yew, Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd (proclamation of Singapore separation from Malaysia, August 9, 1965), 2012.
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