Le Pen would seek to pull EDF out of UK's Hinkley project

In an interview Friday, an adviser to Marie Le Pen stated that if the National Front leader was elected president of France, she would try to pull the national utility EDF out of the nuclear contract in the UK.

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National Front leader Marine Le Pen would look for ways to pull  Electricite de France SA out of its 18 billion pounds (USD 22.4 billion) Hinkley Point nuclear contract in the UK if she's elected France's president, one of her aides said.

"We will respect the commitment of the French state, but if clauses in the contract allow an exit from this project, we will study them," Philippe Murer, Le Pen's adviser on energy and environmental matters, said in an interview Friday.

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