No situation is constant in this world. Whether it is related to state problems or country problems or family problems or personal problems, situation always changes. May be that is why our ancestors said never insult others because a person situation can change at any instant.
The same with country problems too. Sometimes, country problems or state problems lead to the division of borders. A fight for independence has been ongoing for a long time in many parts of the world.
So, we may see the formation of new countries and borders. Here are the 7 countries that can be formed in the near future:
Catalans which is the financial hub of the country have been fighting for a separate state for a very long time. Over 80% Catalans voted for independence in the 2014 referendum. Carles Puigdemont who is a Catalan leader believes that his people deserve independence and is willing to hold talks with the Spanish government.
2. Kurdistan – Iraq
You can find that every now and then agitations will be going on in Kurdistan. Over 92% of the people voted for independence in the referendum that is held in September 2017. As citizens were able to drive out ISIS from the region, they believed that they deserve independence.
In 2016, Kurdish president Barzani said that “Now the time is ripe for the people of Kurdistan to decide their future through a referendum.”
3. East and West Libya
The country has been seeking a new direction and a new dawn. Barack Obama once claimed that the biggest mistake of his presidency was not preparing for the aftermath of Gaddafi being overthrown.
There are many self-proclaimed governments. But Tobruk in East and Tripoli in the West are the two major factions. Their war seems to have divided the country. East and West Libya may soon be a reality.
Somaliland which lies in the north-western part of Somalia has its own currency, own government and even maintains its own army. But the government is only recognized as de facto internationally. What they seek is a formal recognition from the world as the Government of the Republic of Somaliland.
5. Republika Srpska
It is one of the two constitutional and legal entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. An earlier referendum had been postponed and thwarted. There have been reports suggesting that they won’t get independence for the next 10-15 years.
The previous referendum saw 55% of the public wanting to stay with the UK. But during the voting for Brexit, 62% of them wanted to stay with the EU. The terms of Brexit are not entirely clear as yet. And there are other domestic issues at hand as well.
Their first minister, Nicola Sturgeon said – “We may not yet know exactly when the choice will be made. But we can, we must, and we will make the case for independence always.”
7. Western Sahara
There is a conflict between Polisario Front and Morocco to occupy Western Sahara. So, it is a disputed territory. There are countries which have shown support towards Morocco having legal sovereignty over the area. However, the UN does not recognise anyone’s rule over the area. So, UN has been trying to hold a referendum and is in talks with both parties to solve the matter of sovereignty.
There are countries where the frequency of terrorist activities are high and hope this problem will be solved one day. Read here.
Everyone needs change sometimes. Let’s wait and see what maps of the world we will see in future.
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