SNP – No law that independent Catalonia should leave EU

Vice-President of the European Commission Viviane Reding has stated there is no law that says Catalonia should leave the EU if it became independent, undermining Unionist scaremongering that Scotland would have to re-apply for EU membership if we vote for independence in the 2014 referendum.

The comments in a Spanish newspaper are embarrassing timing for the Tory-led anti-independence campaign, with Lord Wallace today again trying to sow uncertainty about Scottish EU membership, despite the absence of any treaty provision in the EU to remove Scotland from the EU.

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