Scotland’s in the EU and can keep the pound

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The claim by the president of the European commission, José Manuel Barroso, that it would be “extremely difficult, if not impossible” for an independent Scotland to join the EU is utterly bizarre (Report, 17 February). His comparison with Kosovo to justify this and its non-recognition by the Spanish is totally unrelated. Scotland is already a member as part of the UK of the EU and has been for 40 years, while Kosovo achieved its independence through unilateral secession from Serbia in 2008, not an EU member, after a bloody war. There’s no indication that any member state would veto Scotland’s membership, including Spain where Catalonia is pushing for independence. Indeed, the Spanish foreign…

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