Scotland will vote on referendum for independence in 2014

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:30 EDT
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Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond gestures during a press conference in St Andrews House in Edinburgh on October 15, 2012. (AFP)
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Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond said on Thursday that Scots will vote in a referendum on whether the country should become independent on September 18, 2014.

Announcing the long-awaited date for the ballot, Salmond said it would be the “historic day when the people will decide Scotland’s future”.

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