UK's 'China-phobia' spells trouble despite Hinkley decision – Chinese media

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Theresa May’s security concerns were ‘fictitious’, says Xinhua, in a qualified welcome for the nuclear project go-ahead

Theresa May’s approval of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant saved UK-China relations from being “tossed into uncertainty” but London’s “China-phobia” could still spell trouble for the partnership, Beijing’s official news agency has warned.

In an opinion piece on Friday, Xinhua celebrated the decision to move ahead with the £18bn project which was unexpectedly placed under review because of what the state-run agency dismissed as “some fictitious ‘national security’ concerns about Chinese investment”.

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