Scotlands sets date for independence vote

2013-03-21 17:42
British Prime Minister David Cameron meets Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond outside at St Andrews House in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Andy Buchanan, AFP)

British Prime Minister David Cameron meets Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond outside at St Andrews House in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Andy Buchanan, AFP)

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London - Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond said on Thursday that Scots will vote in a referendum on whether the country should become independent on 18 September 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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