May 6 inches Scotland Parliamentary elections will be held, the campaign of which will especially be dominated by the desire to hold a new referendumindependence Scottish. In this regard, 170 figures from the artistic world came to the area, including writers and intellectuals, who participated in the drafting of a letter addressed to European leaders. In the letter, signed by Roberto Saviano and Elena Ferrante, it is specified that if Scotland intends to return to Europe, it will be welcomed in the best possible way.
“The normal procedure for the EU to respond to a request for membership is only if it comes from an independent country., reads papers published by several European newspapers. “Scotland deserves a different path. As long as it is legally part of the UK, the Scottish government cannot negotiate with the EU. But the EU can declare that – since Scotland has long been part of the union If it becomes legally and democratically independent it should not apply as a “new” candidate country. The EU and member states should make an open and unilateral offer of membership, given the exceptional circumstances of Scotland An extraordinary proposition to fulfill”.
The initiative, which comes a week after the vote, has a clear objective: to bring Scotland to its sideEurope, take it away from Great Britain and make the division within the UK. In Scotland, parties such as the Scottish National Party are insisting on asking Scots whether they intend to return to Europe, while conservative Labor and the Liberal Democrats have spoken out against independence, arguing that the country’s priorities are current. in different. Party President Michael Russell said that he “Desired” That a referendum be held on Scotland’s return to Europe if Scotland decides to become independent from the United Kingdom. In Russell’s words, he wroteIndependent He rioted. Russell was accused of making “confusion” I “lack of clarity” A few days before the polling, thus creating an atmosphere of tension among the voters.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, for her part, defended herself by saying that Referendum It is not needed. “It’s not my policy“said Sturgeon, for whom the position of Scots has been clear since the Brexit vote, when 62 percent of citizens voted against it.”Most Scots want to join the European Union“. Taking advantage of certain forecasts for the election of a parliament with a free majority, Europe, with its initiative, reaffirmed its desire to keep Scotland in the middle of its ranks, increasingly different- isolated. Great Britain, in the name of a democracy, which, according to conservative Dean Lockhart, will only do more harm to Scotland. “Europeans must always fight for democracy and solidarity” , reports the letter. “We therefore ask you to express your shared solidarity with the citizens of Scotland and support the democratic choice about the future of Scotland.“
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