(London) Scottish writer Val McDermid on Tuesday called on the European Union to welcome Scotland so that the British nation could choose independence, calling for some 200 European artists, including the composer Brian Eno, and the British.
In total, some 200 cultural celebrities in the UK and Europe signed an open letter last week asking EU leaders to facilitate the return of Scotland if it voted in a referendum for independence is.
He called for the European Union to make Scotland a “unilateral and open offer of membership” before any independence referendum.
Scotland heavily opposed independence in 2014 in a self-judging referendum. But supporters of a new vote say Brexit, which the Scots opposed by 62%, was a game-changer.
The pro-independence Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon has promised to organize a new advice in this way if his party, the SNP, wins the election to renew the Scottish Parliament on Thursday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson strongly opposes this.
Mr. Friends of Mr.to me Sturgeon said in a virtual press conference that he hoped Scotland could join the European Union “as quickly and easily”.
An independent Scotland will not immediately meet the criteria to join the European Union, and the accession process is usually very long.
“Scotland should have EU accession process” […] Identify the unique state of Scotland, ”said author Anthony Barnett, one of the figures behind the OpenDemocracy political website.
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