Britain's Cameron: Independent Catalonia Would Be out of EU

September 4, 2015 3:17 PM

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British Prime Minister David Cameron says the Catalonia region of Spain would be forced to leave the European Union if separatists manage to pull off a secession drive and carve out a new Mediterranean nation.

Speaking in Madrid Friday, Cameron said, "if one part of a state secedes from that state it's no longer part of the European Union and it has to take its place at the back of the queue, behind those other countries applying to become members of the European Union."

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