Spy Spat: Singapore High Commission denies knowledge of spying on Malaysia

A view of the causeway bordering Malaysia's southern state of Johor Bahru and Singapore on Nov 26, 2013. The Singapore High Commission has denied knowledge of helping the US spy on Malaysia and said it has no interest in harming the friendship between the city-state and its neighbour.

Singapore's High Commissioner Ong Keng Yong, who was summoned by Malaysia's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, has explained to ministry officials that he does not have information about allegations in Australian media that the city-state had helped facilitate US-Australian surveillance in the region, which included spying on Malaysia.

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