TASHKENT, Sept. 1, 2014 - Uzbek President Islam Karimov delivers a speech during the Independence Day celebration in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, on Aug. 31, 2014. Uzbekistan celebrated its 23rd Independence Day Sunday. Uzbekistan declared independence on Aug. 31, 1991, and announced Sept. 1 as its Independence Day.

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Uzbek President Islam Karimov waves to audience during the Independence Day celebration in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, on Aug. 31, 2014.

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Dancers perform during the Independence Day celebration in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, on Aug. 31, 2014.

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People release balloons during the Independence Day celebration in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, on Aug. 31, 2014.

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People attend the Independence Day celebration in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, on Aug. 31, 2014.

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