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    Head of Scottish Gov't to Approach EU, But Doesn't Want Border With England

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    First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon said Sunday that England and Scotland should not have a border in future.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon said Sunday that England and Scotland should not have a border in future.

    "I certainly don't want to see in any circumstances a border between Scotland and England," Sturgeon told the BBC. 

    According to Sturgeon, Scotland intends to hold direct talks with the European Union over the interests of the region. 

    Earlier the Scottish government has formally agreed to take steps to ensure legislation is in place to allow a second referendum on whether Scotland should gain independence from the UK.Scottish First Minister has announced establsihment of consultation council to prepare further steps for Scotland after Brexit.     

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