Alex Salmond has said in an interview that no deal has been done as far as the referendum question is concerned.He added that it has been unwise for to suggest there was and that although progress has been made there are still a number of issues that need to be ironed out.
But he hopes that next week the deal can be finalised.He is expected to meet with the Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday (15th October).
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