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UK looks to remove China's CGN from nuclear power projects

Change in stance follows worsening of relations between London and Beijing

Construction takes place at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station site, near Bridgwater, U.K., in September 2019.   © Reuters

LONDON/EDINBURGH, U.K. (Financial Times) -- The British government is exploring ways to remove China's state-owned nuclear energy company from all future power projects in the UK, including the consortium planning to build the new 20bn pound ($27.5 billion) Sizewell nuclear power station in Suffolk, according to people close to the discussions.

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