Unilateral Declaration of Independence


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Unilateral Declaration of Independence

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a declaration of independence made by a dependent state without the assent of the protecting state. Abbreviation: UDI
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He fled to Belgium after the unilateral declaration of independence and would likely be arrested if he returned to Spain to face charges of sedition and rebellion.
3 ( ANI ): A Spanish judge on Thursday ordered eight former Catalan ministers to be remanded in custody over their roles in the Catalonia's unilateral declaration of independence.
Separatist leaders in the Catalan parliament will meet on Monday to discuss a date for a unilateral declaration of independence, according to a person familiar with their plans.
But the independence movement in Catalonia is still acting irresponsibly by threatening a unilateral declaration of independence, something that could lead Madrid to suspend the Catalan government's autonomous status.
The Spanish government has said any unilateral declaration of independence would be illegal and has promised action "to restore law and democracy" if the Parliament of the autonomous and affluent northeastern region presses ahead.
A unilateral declaration of independence is unlikely and would be dangerous.
Secessionists argue if they win 68 seats, the result would give them a democratic mandate to initiate a split from Spain that could include a unilateral declaration of independence.
In fact my Orkney and Shetland friends tell me that they would rather opt for a unilateral declaration of independence for the islands
A unilateral declaration of independence which is not recognised by African states would not have any meaning for us," Longuet told Reuters.
In its part, the government of South Sudan complained that the regime in the North left them with no choice, but to be compelled to have a recourse of unilateral declaration of independence, with war as the possible outcome.
Border checkpoints of Brnjak and Jarinje have been blockaded since the summer by ethnic Serbs living in Northern Kosovo, who do not recognize the unilateral declaration of independence by the province.
This issue examines the history of the Palestinian plan for a unilateral declaration of independence (UDI) and the role of the UN in Palestinian rejectionism.

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