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Boris Johnson cannot keep Scotland in union against its will: Sturgeon

Reuters Sunday, 15 December 2019
Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday that he could not keep Scotland in the United Kingdom against the country's will.
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