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UK: Nicola Sturgeon still not prepared to 'rubber stamp' Brexit01:52

UK: Nicola Sturgeon still not prepared to 'rubber stamp' Brexit

United Kingdom, Edinburgh
August 17, 2016 at 17:48 GMT -00:00 · Published

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon held a Q&A with EU nationals living in Scotland at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange in Edinburgh, Wednesday, answering a wide range of questions on Scotland's role in the aftermath of Brexit as well as the EU nationals' status in the country.

Sturgeon maintained that protecting Scotland's interests following the Brexit vote would be the Scottish government's prerogative and that she had been very clear on that matter. Moreover, Sturgeon added that she was not prepared to do a "simple rubber stamp for Brexit."

The Scottish leader stated that she had seen the difficult visa procedures imposed on non-EU residents to enter the EU, and added that the Scottish government did not want that kind of difficulty for its citizens.

UK: Nicola Sturgeon still not prepared to 'rubber stamp' Brexit01:52
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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon held a Q&A with EU nationals living in Scotland at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange in Edinburgh, Wednesday, answering a wide range of questions on Scotland's role in the aftermath of Brexit as well as the EU nationals' status in the country.

Sturgeon maintained that protecting Scotland's interests following the Brexit vote would be the Scottish government's prerogative and that she had been very clear on that matter. Moreover, Sturgeon added that she was not prepared to do a "simple rubber stamp for Brexit."

The Scottish leader stated that she had seen the difficult visa procedures imposed on non-EU residents to enter the EU, and added that the Scottish government did not want that kind of difficulty for its citizens.

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