EU and Croatian flags in Strasbourg, 1 Jul 13
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Scottish independence: Warning over EU membership plan

Croatia's ambassador to the UK has warned that trying to impose terms could slow down an independent Scotland's bid to become a member of the EU.

Croatia became the 28th member of the club in July.

The Scottish Government says negotiations could be concluded by Spring 2016 if Scots vote for independence next year.

But the ambassador, Ivan Grdesic , said seeking opt-outs from EU rules could prolong the process.

Niall O'Gallagher reports for Sunday Politics Scotland.

  • 03 Nov 2013