Article of 10 May 2021
Bonn / Brussels (OTS) CDU politician and MEP David McAllister sees the United Kingdom facing a passionate, constitutional debate over the independence of Scotland following the victory of nationalists in the Scottish elections. In an interview with Phoenix, he said the possibility of another referendum would depend on whether the Scottish government succeeds in creating such political pressure on the British government that the Prime Minister would reconsider his position and approve the referendum .
They believe that a merger of Scotland into the European Union is possible. In theory, an independent Scotland could become a member of the European Union, applying for membership first, but there is still a long way to go, McAllister says. Finally, like all other countries, the European Union will ensure that all political, legal and economic requirements are met. But Scotland’s starting position is good. Of course, by the end of January 2020, Scotland was a fully developed part of the European Union as a fully developed part of the United Kingdom, “McAllister said.” In this regard, Scottish membership would certainly initiate the accession process under differentia. For example, conditions compared to the countries of the Western Balkans.
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