On Monday, the Financial Times reported, while responding to delay of 18 million pound on nuclear power project, china has warned Britain says bilateral ties stand at a “crucial historical juncture”
Liu Xiaoming, Chinas Ambassador to the UK wrote in the FT, he hoped London would keep open its door to China that the British government would continue to support the nuclear project and come to a decision as soon as possible.
Last week Britain said, it is interested to ties with China, but resist pressure from Beijing to sign $24 billion nuclear power project that was delayed by Prime Minister Theresa May at last minute.
The FT reported any cancellation of the deal leads to harm other planned Chinese investments in the UK and supported to idea of Chinese officials.
Hinkley, is the forst runner to closer Chinese nuclear contribution, opening the way for another projects in Britain that would use Chinese nuclear technology.
Under plans drawn up by former prime minister David Cameron, French utility EDF (EDF.PA) and Chinese partner China General Nuclear would fund the $24 billion cost of the project, while Britain committed to pay a minimum price for the power generated by the plant for 35 years.