Josep Borrell stated he was “frightened” concerning the “unity of the UK” reasonably than the unity of his personal nation due to “weaknesses” in Britain. Talking after EU leaders met in Brussels on Monday to debate Prime Minister Theresa Could’s Brexit plan, Mr Borrell stated: “I’m very a lot frightened concerning the unity of UK than the unity of the dominion of Spain. “I feel the UK will cut up aside earlier than Spain.” When quizzed over whether or not his opinions have been based mostly on the unity of Spain or the weak spot of the UK, he instructed politics information website, : “It’s a clear signal of the UK’s weak spot”. 

Mr Borrell additionally revealed Spain wouldn’t block Scotland becoming a member of the EU as an unbiased member state within the occasion of the nation tearing itself away from the UK.

He stated: “In the event that they go away Britain in accordance with their inner rules..if Westminster agrees why ought to we be in opposition to it?”

Spain is at present resisting independence calls from Catalonia and Mr Borrell dominated out Spain holding an independence referendum.

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The Spanish overseas minister additionally took a swipe on the UK’s former prime minister David Cameron, who triggered Britain’s 2016 EU referendum, by insisting that Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez wouldn’t be calling a referendum on the independence of Catalonia.

He stated: “Mr Sanchez could be very proper to say ‘I can’t offer you a referendum of secession’ Perceive.. no.

“I’m not Cameron, Spain shouldn’t be Britain. We’ve a structure. It’s unattainable, it’s not going to occur.

“Like in Italy, like in Germany, like in France, like within the US, like in every single place internationally, with the one exception of Britain.  

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