The French frigate Surcouf is travelling to Japan. Photo: AFP The French frigate Surcouf is travelling to Japan. Photo: AFP
The French frigate Surcouf is travelling to Japan. Photo: AFP
South China Sea

France sends warships to South China Sea ahead of exercise with US and Japan

  • The French navy said the Tonnere, an amphibious assault ship, and the frigate Surcouf would pass through the disputed waters twice
  • Commander says the ships will work to strengthen France’s partnership with the four Quad nations

Topic |   South China Sea
The French frigate Surcouf is travelling to Japan. Photo: AFP The French frigate Surcouf is travelling to Japan. Photo: AFP
The French frigate Surcouf is travelling to Japan. Photo: AFP
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