Chinese Ambassador’s death to be investigated by Chinese specialists in Israel
Chinese Ambassador’s death will be investigated by Chinese specialists in Israel, local media reports. On coming Monday, China will send the specialist team to Israel. The purpose of the team is to find out the unexpected death of ambassador to Tel Aviv, Du Wei.
Tel Aviv: On Sunday, 58 year old Du Wei was found dead in his bed. He appeared to be dead as there was no movement in his body while sleeping. According to the Magen David Adom first aid service revealed the cause of death to be a cardiac arrest or damage to heart muscles.
Haaretz newspaper said that it was not mandated to quarantine the Chinese investigators in Israel. Coordination and conduction of embassy activities and internal activities will be performed by the team. A representative from the family will also be joining.
On Sunday, the statement given by the Chinese government sources to the media outlets in Israel is that Du apparently died of natural causes but it is necessary to investigate all the details.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry Director General Yuval Rotem said that the ministry will provide the required support to the Chinese Embassy. Moreover, he also had a talk with China’s deputy ambassador Dai Yuming to express his condolences and grief.
Du was known as a critic of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who accused China of fumbling the coronavirus response during an official visit to Israel earlier this week.
In year 2016-2018 he served the Ukraine as ambassador. Then in February, he was appointed as the ambassador in China. He survived by his wife and a son.