French Don’t See May Exploiting New Power Plant in Brexit Talks

  • May needs time to understand Hinkley Point deal, official says
  • European governments preparing for talks on U.K.’s EU exit

Theresa May.

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The French government doesn’t expect U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to try to use a decision on whether to order an 18 billion-pound ($24 billion) power plant from Electricite de France as leverage in talks on Britain’s exit from the European Union, an official in President Francois Hollande’s office said.

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