January 28 - January 28, 2010 Govt 446 State under IL...

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January 28, 2010 Govt 446 State under IL Greece objected to the use of the name Macedonia Greece has a province called Macedonia Greece was worried that this new republic would lay claim to the province that is in Greece that is called Macedonia Eu collectively recognizes states Un does not Macedonia is a recognized state. Why? Because the EU lets its member states make decisions for themselves. They will look at the four elements of statehood which are described in the motevideo convention on states. Population Territory Government Ability to conduct international relations Succession Soviet Union fell apart, there were many new states Yugoslavia – replaced with slovania, croatia, Serbia, bosnia herzogovina, Macedonia and Kosovo Ottoman Empire The dissolution of Czecheslovakia – Czech republic and slovakia Are the new states bound by the treaties signed by its predecessor? Political treaties are NOT binding on the successor states. The new states can start over on the clean state principal
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course GOVT 446 taught by Professor 446professor during the Spring '11 term at George Mason.

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