PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said utility EDF’s Hinkley Point project in Britain should go ahead, a few days after his energy minister and former partner cast doubts on the $26 billion (18 billion pounds) plan to build nuclear reactors.
“I am in favour of this project going ahead,” Hollande told Europe 1 radio in a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday.
Energy Minister Segolene Royal warned of the costs of Hinkley Point on Friday.
Reporting by Jean-Baptiste Vey; writing by Michel Rose; editing by Geert Declercq
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