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Turk feels ’empathy’ for Independent Scotland joining EU


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

02nd Feb, 2020. 03:22 pm
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Former European Council president Donald Turk said that Brussels feels sympathy for independent Scotland becoming a part of the European Union.

Former European Council president Donald Turk said that Brussels feels sympathy for independent Scotland becoming a part of the European Union.

Nicola Sturgeon said that a sovereign Scotland will look for full EU membership.

Donald Turk was asked if the matter will be seen as a good approach. He replied, “emotionally I have no doubt that everyone will be enthusiastic”.

Other European Unions are quite sad over Brexit event, international news source state.

French President Emmanuel Macron said he was “deeply sad” over the matter.

Whereas EU’s Verhofstadt promised to “ensure the EU is a project you’ll want to be a part of again”.

However, Donald Turk said that any future entry bid on part of a sovereign Scotland would be automatically rejected.

On the other hand, Boris Johnson will announce that he will reject alignment with EU rules when Britain discusses a trade agreement with Brussels.

Boris Johnson will deliver a speech on Monday to strengthen his agenda before trade talks.

Note that EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier will try to hold negotiations probably next month.

Earlier on the Brexit day, Candlelit vigils were carried out in Scotland to protest against the decision. Whereas supporters of Brexit deals celebrated in London’s parliament square.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to bring the country together and “take us forward”.

Boris Johnson said in a message released to social media, “For many people, this is an astonishing moment of hope, a moment they thought would never come.

 

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