The German navy frigate Bayern makes a port call in Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE
The German navy frigate Bayern makes a port call in Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE
Germany

Germany navy chief vows commitment to Indo-Pacific as warship to sail South China Sea

  • Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach said the frigate’s dispatch was to show support for Japan, the US and other partners
  • The Bayern will travel through the South China Sea, where China is increasingly pressing its territorial claims, to demonstrate its right to freedom of passage

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The German navy frigate Bayern makes a port call in Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE
The German navy frigate Bayern makes a port call in Tokyo. Photo: EPA-EFE
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