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[Scottish PM] Nicola Sturgeon snubbed by EU member states including Germany
Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 29 June 2016 10:41AM | Simon Johnson

Posted on 06/29/2016 1:53:49 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Nicola Sturgeon will now meet Jean-Claude Juncker during her visit to Brussels today to discuss Scotland keeping its EU status, but she suffered another major blow after receiving short shrift from Germany. […]

It also emerged today that a series of member state governments have indicated they will not hold direct talks with the SNP about protecting Scotland’s status in the EU.

The German government told the Glasgow Herald this was an “internal” British issue and declined to comment further when asked if it would engage directly with the Scottish Government. …

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; Politics/Elections; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: brexit; eu; eussr; nicolasturgeon; scotland; snub
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1 posted on 06/29/2016 1:53:49 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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JFTR: Sturgeon’s official title is “First Minister”, but the functions are supposed to be as a Prime Minister FWICS.


2 posted on 06/29/2016 1:54:50 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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The EU doesn’t want another piglet sucking energy from the Mom?


3 posted on 06/29/2016 1:56:00 PM PDT by Paladin2 (auto spelchk? BWAhaha2haaa.....I aint't likely fixin' nuttin'. Blame it on the Bossa Nova...)
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But they didn’t want Britain to go, though.

When an enemy sends mixed messages, beware.


4 posted on 06/29/2016 1:57:10 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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Who would have guessed, after the excesses of WW II and the Cold War, that WW III would be fought with cookies and teacups, hankies and snuff?


5 posted on 06/29/2016 1:57:50 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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EU acting like children.


6 posted on 06/29/2016 1:57:55 PM PDT by Lent
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The UK is saving over $8 Billion a year by getting out of the EU (annual "membership fees")

How much is Scotland willing to spend to be a member of the EU?

7 posted on 06/29/2016 2:00:03 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob
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They are probably Anglophobes at heart.


8 posted on 06/29/2016 2:02:28 PM PDT by Paladin2 (auto spelchk? BWAhaha2haaa.....I aint't likely fixin' nuttin'. Blame it on the Bossa Nova...)
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To: Olog-hai

Follow the ca$hflow....


9 posted on 06/29/2016 2:03:38 PM PDT by Paladin2 (auto spelchk? BWAhaha2haaa.....I aint't likely fixin' nuttin'. Blame it on the Bossa Nova...)
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To: Olog-hai

God how childish. This simply proves the correctness of the decision.


10 posted on 06/29/2016 2:04:12 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dogs are man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that the state deportmentthat up....)
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To: Olog-hai

Just giving her a taste of the “Boot On The Neck” for when she drags Scotland out of the UK and into the 4th Reich


11 posted on 06/29/2016 2:05:44 PM PDT by butlerweave
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So nationalist Scots want their “independence” from the UK, but want to remain part of, and under the control of, the proto-fascist, monster bureaucracy that is the EU.

Talk about stupidity....


12 posted on 06/29/2016 2:09:34 PM PDT by PGR88
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Britain was a maker, Scotland was a taker.


13 posted on 06/29/2016 2:10:27 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("The dark side clouds everything. Impossible to see the future is." - Yoda)
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OTOH it could be really shrewd business wise. If Scotland split from Britain and remained in the EU, she could then have free trade with the EU and also trade with Britain. British goods destined for the EU could simply be routed through Scotland and Vice versa. She’d make a fortune.


14 posted on 06/29/2016 2:22:59 PM PDT by lafroste
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Scotland wants money.... they are not looking to pay. They get a net inflow of funds being part of the UK.


15 posted on 06/29/2016 2:29:37 PM PDT by Enchante (No lipstick on the PIAPS!! #NeverShrillary)
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She must not have gotten the memo that Herr Angela isn’t in a welfare-doling mood these days.


16 posted on 06/29/2016 2:42:46 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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The last thing the EU wants is to admit another pauper nation with its hand out and whose main export would be Haggis and red-headed drug addicts.


17 posted on 06/29/2016 2:59:01 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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Not true. They are fine with that so long as there is strategic value. The last thing socialists worry about is so-called pauper nations, so long as there are some sort of resources to exploit.


18 posted on 06/29/2016 3:17:45 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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Italy, Spain and Belgium have major separatist movements. France also has several smaller separatist movements, some shared with Spain.

These countries have no interest in setting a precedent of easy access to the EU for their own separatists.


19 posted on 06/29/2016 3:23:14 PM PDT by Reverend Wright (UK out of the EU; UN out of the USA !)
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“so long as there are some sort of resources to exploit.”

Haggis?


20 posted on 06/29/2016 7:45:32 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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