Sunday marks the beginning of a German engagement in the international fight against the terrorist group so-called. Islamic states, when the naval frigate from the 230 soldier joins the French army in the southeastern Mediterranean.
The ship arrived at midnight on Sunday to watch the French carrier Charles de Gaulle flying along the Egyptian Suez Canal to the Arabian Sea, a military spokesman said.
Here, France intends to conduct air strikes against IS goals, which assumed responsibility for the 13 attacks. November in Paris where 130 people were killed.
The German frigate named Augsburg was previously involved in the Sophia operation as part of the fight against human smuggling in the Mediterranean.
Germany can deploy most 1.200 soldiers in the fight against IS. (Hina)