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.
1992-1994 member and third secretary of the Eurasian Department of the Ministry of foreign affairs of China
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
2013-2016 deputy director general, Department of policy planning, Ministry of foreign affairs of China
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 Du Wei, Chinese ambassador to Israel, 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.