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Nuclear arms withdrawal from Scotland to take time, UK defense chief says

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A man wears a multitude of 'yes' campaign badges during a pro-independence march in Edinburgh, Scotland for the upcoming vote on Scotland's independence from the United Kingdom.

LONDON — The removal of Britain's nuclear arsenal from Scotland if the country splits from the rest of the U.K. would be the focus of a "long and protracted negotiation," according to Defense Secretary Philip Hammond.

The government in London, which has kept its nuclear deterrent at the Faslane submarine base in western Scotland for more than four decades, might be faced with having to remove the missiles from what would be a foreign country. The Scottish National Party

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