Chinese ambassador to Israel died unexpectedly due to health reasons after three months in office

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 Chinese ambassador to Israel died unexpectedly due to health reasons after three months in office


The specific cause of the accidental death of Chinese ambassador to Israel Du Wei needs to be further determined (source: ~)

[global network report] Du Wei, Chinese ambassador to Israel, died in Tel Aviv on May 17. According to preliminary judgment, Ambassador Du Wei died unexpectedly due to health reasons, which needs further verification.

Previous reports: many Israeli media intensively reported the sudden death of the Chinese ambassador, which has not been confirmed by the Chinese Embassy

[global network report] Jerusalem Post, Israel times and other media just reported that Israeli Foreign Ministry officials confirmed that Chinese ambassador to Israel Du Wei was found dead in his official residence in hertzia, a suburb of Tel Aviv, on the morning of the 17th local time. At present, the Chinese Embassy in Israel has not been seen to confirm this.

Police are investigating the cause of death, the report said.

The report also said that the Chinese Embassy in Israel said it was unable to confirm the relevant reports at present.

According to Reuters, Israeli channel 12 television quoted unidentified emergency medical officers as saying that the Chinese Ambassador died of natural causes in his sleep.

The Jerusalem Post also quoted the Israeli army radio as saying there were no signs of violence at the scene, and investigators believe that Du Wei died of a heart attack. According to the Jerusalem Post, Israels foreign ministry has expressed its condolences to China over the sudden death of its ambassador.

According to the official website of the Chinese Embassy in Israel, Du Wei, 57, has been the special and plenipotentiary Ambassador of China to the state of Israel since February 2020.

Resume of ambassador Du Wei

Du Wei, male, born in October 1962 in Zhucheng, Shandong Province, master of law.

1989-1990 member of the Ministry of foreign affairs of the peoples Republic of China

1990-1992 member of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe Department of the Ministry of foreign affairs of China

1992-1994 member and third secretary of the Eurasian Department of the Ministry of foreign affairs of China

1994-1997 third and second secretaries of the Chinese Embassy in the Republic of Estonia

1997-2003 Second Secretary, deputy director and director of the Eurasian Department of the Ministry of foreign affairs of China

2003-2007 assistant to the Secretary General of the Secretariat of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

2007-2011 counsellor of the Eurasian Department of the Ministry of foreign affairs of China

2011-2013 deputy director of the policy planning department of the Ministry of foreign affairs and director of the drafting Office of important manuscripts of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2013-2016 deputy director general, Department of policy planning, Ministry of foreign affairs of China

2016-2019 special and plenipotentiary Ambassador of China to Ukraine

Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to the state of Israel since February 2020

Married with a son.

Israeli media called Chinese ambassador dead in sleep and expressed condolences to China

Israeli Jerusalem Post, Israel times and other media just said that Israeli Foreign Ministry officials confirmed that Chinese ambassador to Israel Du Wei was found dead in his residence in hertzia, a suburb of Tel Aviv, on the morning of the 17th local time. At present, the Chinese Embassy in Israel has not been seen to confirm this.

Hu Xijin: Ambassador to Israel died of physical reasons. Recently, he worked overtime every day

Global network: according to Laohu, Du Wei, the Chinese ambassador to Israel, died suddenly this morning at the ambassadors residence in Tel Aviv due to physical reasons. He walked very suddenly. In a wechat group where Lao Hu is in, one of his classmates also said that Ambassador Du is a hard-working person, and recently he works overtime every day, and his sudden death also makes the old students not very sad.