U.S. agrees spy plane deployment in Singapore amid China tensions

December 8, 2015 8:41 AM

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U.S. agrees spy plane deployment in Singapore amid China tensions

WASHINGTON The United States has agreed with Singapore on a first deployment of the U.S. P8 Poseidon spy plane in Singapore this month, in a fresh response to China over its pursuit of territorial claims in the South China Sea.

China, which is at odds with Washington over the South China Sea, said on Tuesday the move was aimed at militarizing the region.

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