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2014 Scottish independence referendum Barack Obama

Obama: ‘Exercise of democracy’

19 Sep, 2014

Obama congratulates Scotland in a statement:

We welcome the result of yesterday’s referendum on Scottish independence and congratulate the people of Scotland for their full and energetic exercise of democracy. Through debate, discussion, and passionate yet peaceful deliberations, they reminded the world of Scotland’s enormous contributions to the UK and the world, and have spoken in favour of keeping Scotland within the United Kingdom.