Chinese Ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, was found dead at his residence in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv, according to The Jerusalem Post.
On-site are ambulance officers and also police officers who have begun investigating the circumstances of the incident. The version is currently being checked, according to which the ambassador died in a dream of a heart attack. The Foreign Ministry confirmed the death of the Chinese ambassador.
According to BBC, the diplomat was found dead in his bed.
Du Wei, 57, took over as ambassador to Israel in early 2020, a few weeks before the outbreak of coronavirus worldwide. Before that, he served as the ambassador of China to Ukraine for four years. He left a wife and a son.
As we reported before, Japan would call for an investigation into the World Health Organization's initial response to the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated.
"With the European Union, (Japan) will propose that a fair, independent, and comprehensive verification be conducted," Abe noted.