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Is it customary to hold off recognition of a state that seceded from another country through a referendum?

Depends on the specifics. Regions usually do not gain independence through a referendum. Either the central government agrees to a referendum and promises to grant independence if the outcome calls ...
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Is it customary to hold off recognition of a state that seceded from another country through a referendum?

Generally speaking, a state will only recognize a new state after the new state has established stable and legitimate sovereignty over its declared territory. The issue is that any new state usually ...
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