The Scotsman Cartoon: EU negotiations for iScotland

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green
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THE First Minister revealed he has opened talks with other European countries about the prospect of joining the EU in the event of a Yes vote in the referendum on Scottish independence.

The SNP insists Scotland’s won’t be kicked out after a Yes vote and have to reapply for membership.

Mr Salmond said: “We’re inside and we obviously have to negotiate our position and that requires the agreement of other European countries.”


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Scottish independence: EU negotiations under way