An independent Scotland would have to rejoin NATO

(AGI) Brussels, Sept. 15 - An independent Scotland would haveto re-apply to join NATO, according to Secretary General AndersFogh Rasmussen. "If a state becomes independent, it mustpresent a request to join the Atlantic Alliance and thisrequest will be treated like all others, requiring theunanimous approval of allied countries," explained Rasmussen ata public debate in Brussels. . .

(AGI) Brussels, Sept. 15 - An independent Scotland would haveto re-apply to join NATO, according to Secretary General AndersFogh Rasmussen. "If a state becomes independent, it mustpresent a request to join the Atlantic Alliance and thisrequest will be treated like all others, requiring theunanimous approval of allied countries," explained Rasmussen ata public debate in Brussels. . .