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 Scotland could veto Brexit, - Sturgeon

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that Scottish Parliament could try to block the UK's exit from the EU.

Nicola Sturgeon told the BBC, Censor.NET reports.

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The UK-EU referendum results were different in Scotland compared to England. Thus, 62% voters wanted to remain, while only 38% wanted to leave.

Earlier on Sunday, Ms Sturgeon said that she and her colleagues would begin talking to Brussels officials next week about Scotland remaining in the EU.

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The day after the full result was known, the Scottish leader confirmed that a second Scottish independence referendum was back on the table. In September 2014, people in Scotland voted by 55% to 45% to stay a part of the UK.

Earlier, it was reported that the UK has voted to leave the EU by 52% to 48%. Leave won the majority of votes in England and Wales, while every council in Scotland saw Remain majorities. London, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted for remaining within the EU, while the rest of the United Kingdom said their 'no' to the Union.

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