secede from

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If a minority in such case will secede rather than acquiesce, they make a precedent which in turn will divide and ruin them; for a minority of their own will secede from them whenever a majority refuses to be controlled by such minority.
According to him, it is not the first time the Armenian side makes such misleading and groundless from a legal viewpoint commentary: "In accordance with the Constitution of the USSR, only 15 (allied) Soviet republics had a right to secede from the Soviet Union, while Nagorno-Karabakh was an autonomous region within the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic.
Therefore, the statement of Indian army chief that Kashmir cannot secede from India is extra-constitutionalArticle 1 would apply to Kashmir only after its merger with India.
A good example is the European Union's rebuffing of attempts by Catalonia to secede from Spain.
"As far as we are concerned, Migori county should secede from Kenya and form our own country.
The referendum on whether to secede from Iraq is planned to be held in the three governorates that make up the Kurdish region and in the areas that are disputed by the Kurdish and Iraqi governments but are currently under Kurdish military control.
Toronto should secede from Ontario, Azilda should secede from Greater Sudbury.
Iranian-American venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar has announced he will lead an effort to have California secede from the United States in response to the election of Donald Trump to the presidency.
The United Kingdom made history in June when it voted to secede from the European Union.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States a movement to secede from the union is gathering momentum in California.
Texas cannot legally secede from the nation, though the notion surfaces from time to time.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani instructed senior party officials to work on preparations for holding a referendum to decide whether to secede from Iraq, a long-standing Kurdish aspiration, Kurdish sources said on Monday.