Dutch water firm cuts relations with Israel's Mekorot

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Dutch largest drinking water supplier Vitens on Tuesday decided to cut its working relationship with Israel's national water company Mekorot due to its presence in the West Bank.

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The Dutch company made its decision following consultations with the Dutch Foreign Affairs Ministry, The Jerusalem Post reports.

Vitens said it puts great emphasis on moral standards and abiding by international rules and it could not continue cooperative projects with its Israeli counterpart.