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Spanish acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has shown his clear opposition to Scotland’s ambition to remain part of the European Union despite the UK’s recent decision to leave.
“If the UK goes, Scotland goes,” said Rajoy, speaking in Brussels at a meeting to discuss the effects of Brexit.
While he did not mention Catalonia, the caretaker PM has the northeastern Spanish region clearly in mind, as Scottish membership in the EU would set an example for Catalan separatists.
Rajoy’s Popular Party (PP) and other Spanish mainstream parties opposed to Catalan independence have often used the argument that an independent Catalonia would be automatically kicked out of the EU club.
The Spanish leader, who won a repeat national election on Sunday and is hoping to secure enough support to get himself reinstated for four more years, said he is “radically opposed” to the idea of negotiating Britain’s exit with anyone other than the British government.
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