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BRIEF-Ford Europe President says Wales plant closure nothing to do with Brexit

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June 6 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co:

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS BRIDGEND CLOSURE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH BREXIT

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS IF BREXIT HADN'T HAPPENED, THERE WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN A DIFFERENT DECISION

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS HAS NO PLAN ON RELOCATING DRAGON ENGINE PRODUCTION CURRENTLY BUILT IN WALES

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS HAD LOOKED AT EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR REUSE OF BRIDGEND SITE

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS A NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES WILL BE AFFECTED IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS WE WILL SOURCE DEMAND OF ENGINES WE REQUIRE FOR EUROPE FROM OTHER DRAGON ENGINE PLANTS AROUND THE WORLD

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS IF THERE IS A NO DEAL BREXIT WE WILL NEED TO EVALUATE THE ENVIRONMENT WE FIND OURSELVES IN REGARDING TARIFFS, THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS, WE WOULD TAKE ACTIONS TO PROTECT BUSINESS

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS DAGENHAM ENGINE PLANT IS CORE PART OF BUSINESS

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS WE TALKED TO UK BUSINESS MINISTER CLARK ABOUT BRIDGEND PLANT CLOSURE

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS NOT AWARE OF ANY IMMINENT INVESTMENT DECISIONS AFFECTING DAGENHAM PLANT

* FORD EUROPE PRESIDENT ROWLEY SAYS AROUND 550 WHITE-COLLAR WORKER POSITIONS TO GO IN THE UK Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (London newsroom)