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Patriarch hit by £1.5m water bill

by Gerald Butt, Middle East Correspondent

Posted: 09 Nov 2012 @ 03:15

CHRISTIAN leaders in the Holy Land have begun a campaign to win international backing for a case that is pitting the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem against the Israeli water company Hagihon over a disputed and unpaid bill.

The bill is enormous: nine million shekels, the equivalent of about £1.5 million. This is the amount, Hagihon says, that is owed for water supplied over the past seven years to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

The Patriarchate believed that ...

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