The Scottish Nationalist government has asked the European Commission for clarification on whether an independent Scotland would be forced to re-apply to join the EU if a referendum expected in 2013 is successful. On Wednesday Commission President Barroso indicated that secessionist countries would not automatically keep their EU status.
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