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Spain drops plan to impose veto if Scotland tries to join EU

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Foreign minister says Madrid remains opposed to an independent Scotland but would not block any EU application Spain has said it would not veto an attempt by an independent Scotland to join the EU, in a boost to Nicola Sturgeons campaign for a second independence referendum and the clearest sign yet that Brexit has softened Madrids longstanding opposition. Alfonso Dastis, the Spanish foreign minister, made it clear that the government would not block an independent Scotlands EU hopes, although he stressed that Madrid would not welcome the disintegration of the UK. He also said Edinburgh would have to whether Spain […]
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