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Scottish pro-independence leader concedes defeat

AFP , Friday 19 Sep 2014
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Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond on Friday conceded defeat in his party's campaign for independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, after all but one result from the historic referendum was declared.

"It's important to say that our referendum was an agreed and consented process and Scotland has by a majority decided not, at this stage, to become an independent country," he told a rally of cheering supporters in Edinburgh.

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