The French government supports the management of energy giant EDF and the "very profitable" plan to build a next-generation nuclear plant in Britain, despite the resignation of the company's finance director, Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said Monday.
"The state, as the holder of a comfortable majority of the shares, fully supports the management team," Macron said. "We re-affirm our full support for the project" to build the plant at Hinkley Point in southwest England, which will be "very profitable over the next 30 years", he added.
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