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Pro-independence parties won a majority in Scotland’s parliament on Saturday, paving the way to a high-stakes political, legal, and constitutional battle with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the future of the United Kingdom.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the result meant she would push ahead with plans for a second independence referendum once the COVID-19 pandemic was over, adding that it would be absurd and outrageous if Mr. Johnson were to try to ignore the democratic will of the people.
“There is simply no democratic justification whatsoever for Boris Johnson, or indeed for anyone else, seeking to block the right of the people of Scotland to choose our own future,” Ms. Sturgeon said.
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