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May’s first step: seeking for Scotland’s support

May’s first step: seeking for Scotland’s supportTheresa May at her first official visit as prime minister came to Edinburgh in try to persuade Scotland that there is nothing to fear in a post-Brexit U.K.

Before the visit May stressed that she believe in unity inside the kingdom.

“I believe with all my heart in the United Kingdom—the precious bond between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This visit to Scotland is my first as prime minister and I’m coming here to show my commitment to preserving this special union that has endured for centuries.”

The first minister Nicola Sturgeon said she wanted to discuss options to protect Scottish interests, which she believes have been put "at risk" by the UK's vote to leave the EU.

May told Scots she believed “with all my heart” in keeping the U.K. together after Sturgeon warned that a backlash against Brexit made a second independence referendum “highly likely.”

Also May said on Friday that the government would not trigger Article 50, the formal trigger of divorce talks with the European Union, until a "UK approach" had been agreed.
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