Like you, I too wish Bosnia and Herzegovina all the very best after gaining independence from the oppressive Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
I’m not suggesting for a minute that Scotland’s recent experience of domination by a neighbour compares with the horrors inflicted on Bosnia in recent times but independence from any union has to be a right.
Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton, Alicia Kearns, doesn’t seem to agree:
Adding to the irony, Rutland too has had a struggle for independence:
In 1060 Edward the Confessor bequeathed Rutland to his wife Edith. Rutland is the smallest county in England, approximately 16 miles long by 16 miles wide. From 1974 until 1997, Rutland was part of Leicestershire but is now once again an independent county.https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryMagazine/DestinationsUK/HistoricSitesinRutland/#:~:text=Facts%20about%20Rutland&text=From%201974%20until%201997%2C%20Rutland,%2C%20boaters%2C%20walkers%20and%20cyclists.
Rutland even had its own TV broadcaster independent of the BBC: