European Parliament president `relieved` at Scotland result

European Parliament President Martin Schulz said on Friday he was "relieved" about the outcome of Scotland`s independence referendum.

Berlin: European Parliament President Martin Schulz said on Friday he was "relieved" about the outcome of Scotland`s independence referendum.

"I admit, I am relieved about the result," Schulz said on German public radio when asked about the rejection of independence by voters in a historic referendum marked by a massive turnout.

"The next time I meet (British Prime Minister) David Cameron, I`ll tell him that I like a United Kingdom in a united Europe," he said.

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