British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she wanted her security advisers to help review a delayed nuclear power investment from China – a source of diplomatic tension – as she arrived for a G20 summit. May upset Chinese officials in July by delaying a $24 billion project that would see French firm EDF build Britain’s first new nuclear power plant in decades with the help of $8 billion from China. Speaking during her first visit to China, May was asked whether she would ask the National Security Council, a team of ministers supported by intelligence officers, to look at the potential security implications of the Hinkley deal. According to Reuters, May said, “I will be doing exactly as you’ve said.“
You must log in to post a comment.
Yes, I would like to receive emails from China Economic Review. (You can unsubscribe anytime)
Copyright © 2018 SinoMedia Group Limited All rights reserved