Scotland’s sports minister pitches for a new country

‘We will, I’m sure, be welcomed with open arms in the international community.’

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A welded steel plate with the date of the Scottish Referendum accompanied Scottish ministers to Campbeltown, Scotland on Aug. 27, 2013.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 05/21/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 05/21/2014 9:26 am EDT

In just four months Scots will head to the polls to decide whether to gain independence from Britain. London has given its blessing, having signed an agreement to recognize the results, and Scotland’s governing Scottish National Party has published a 600-plus page document urging a ‘Yes’ vote. 

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