© AFP/File | Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has called for a referendum on Scottish independence after she said the British government dismissed her request for Scotland to be given special dispensation to stay in Europe’s single market
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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Sunday said she would want Scotland to be a European Union member but not adopt the euro if it ever became independent.
But Sturgeon said it may have to be a “phased approach” and Scotland could initially join the European Free Trade Association along with Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
Speaking to the BBC, Sturgeon said Scotland may also urged voters to choose her Scottish National Party in next month’s general election to help make Scotland’s voice hear in upcoming Brexit negotiations.
“If Scotland is independent… we want Scotland to be a full member of the European Union,” she said, adding: “We don?t…
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