He believes that British companies will leave Scotland independent and that Edinburgh will need financial support. According to Ibrahimi, Russia or China can provide this support to the region.
The expert is also convinced that the withdrawal of the autonomy of the United Kingdom will significantly weaken London and deal a serious blow to its security. “Britain will be in a strange and dangerous situation,” Ibrahimi said.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has repeatedly spoken about plans to hold a referendum in 2023, but former Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Liz Truss have said they will not allow it as residents already expressed their will in 2014.
Representatives of certain political forces in Scotland decided to sue. In November, Britain’s Chief Justice Robert Reed said Scotland had no right to hold a new independence referendum without London’s consent.