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President Hollande backs EDF’s nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Britain

French head of state threw his weight behind it after his energy minister Ségolène Royal questioned financial sense of £18 billion project.

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French president François Hollande reaffirmed his support Tuesday for a controversial project that would see France’s state-owned energy company, EDF, build two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in the UK, reports FRANCE 24.

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