Malaysia's new foreign minister said yesterday that it "is definitely not in our mind" to turn off the taps as his country looks to renegotiate a water agreement with Singapore.
Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said Kuala Lumpur will honour the 1962 pact - which lets Singapore draw up to 250 million gallons of raw water a day from the Johor River and expires in 2061 - while it seeks to restart negotiations on pricing.
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