Many opponents argue that lending legitimacy to Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence
would bolster secessionist movements the world over.
If pushed into a corner the possibility of (a) unilateral declaration of independence
is very real," it added.
On 22 July 2010, the International Court of Justice ('ICJ') gave its Advisory Opinion on the question of the Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence
in respect of Kosovo.
Smith (1919-2007) served as prime minister of the British colony of Southern Rhodesia from 1964 to 1979, and orchestrated the 1965 Unilateral Declaration of Independence
, thus creating what became the second-to-last officially white-ruled country in Africa.
By 1983 they made a unilateral declaration of independence
as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, which was recognised only by Turkey.
Parliament approved the unilateral declaration of independence
read by Prime Minister Hashim Thaci during an extraordinary session.
It stood for unilateral declaration of independence
- a step taken with much regret in defiance of British premier Harold Wilson's fitful determination to introduce black majority rule there and then, regardless of cost or consequence.
The unrest flared up after Kosovo's ethnic Albanian-dominated parliament made a unilateral declaration of independence
BELGRADE - The Serbian government said Thursday it considers Kosovo's expected unilateral declaration of independence
as well as all decisions by the European Union to send its mission to Kosovo ''null and void.
Kosovo's anticipated unilateral declaration of independence
in the next few months and Europe and the West's stance on the matter have appeared to overshadow other election issues.
In 1965, under his leadership, white Rhodesia declared its Unilateral Declaration of Independence
(UDI) from Britain.
The stage is now set for what is likely to be a four-month period of fruitless talks between Belgrade and Pristina that could culminate in a unilateral declaration of independence
on the part of Pristina and Serbian counter-efforts to assert their claims--in short, a prescription for disaster.