21 Jun '11, 4am

S’pore refutes allegations of violating M’sian airspace #Singapore

S’pore refutes allegations of violating M’sian airspace #Singapore

Singapore has refuted Malaysian allegations that it crossed its airspace 2508 times. (AFP photo) Singapore on Monday refuted allegations that its air force had crossed into Malaysia' s airspace 2,508 times since 2008. The Malaysian Defence Ministry earlier that day gave a detailed report on the alleged incursions in a written answer to its Parliament in response to a question filed by Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin . The ministry had also sent a diplomatic protest note to Singapore over each incursion, adding that: "Every movement of the Singapore air force that is of concern is monitored using the equipment of the Malaysian Armed Forces and Malaysian Civil Aviation Department. " Colonel Desmond Tan , a spokesman for the Singapore Ministry of Defence , said that Singapore refuted Malaysia's allegations via diplomatic notes, The Straits Times reported. "Either there was...

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