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Chinese ambassador found dead at home in Israel

May 17, 2020

The Chinese ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, was found dead in his home in the city of Herzliya on the country’s central coast for reasons that have not yet been investigated, sources at the Israeli foreign ministry confirmed on Sunday. Jerusalem Post ‘.

58-year-old Du Wei took office in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic in February, leaving behind a wife and son, none of whom are in the country.

According to the Ministry, the diplomat was found dead in bed. The Chinese embassy has not yet made a comment.

Chinese ambassador found dead at home in Israel
Chinese ambassador found dead at home in Israel

The Ambassador was previously the top Chinese diplomat in Ukraine from 2016 to 2019.

His last public announcement was last Friday in a message posted on the Chinese Embassy website condemning the words of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who described Chinese investment as “threatening”. In Israel.