China to send team to Israel to collect envoy's remains
It was not clear whether they would have to enter mandatory 14-day coronavirus quarantine before being cleared for movement within Israel.
Late ambassador Du Wei was 57 when he was found dead at his home in Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv, on Sunday. He was appointed as China's ambassador to Israel in February, taking up the post in March after a 14-day quarantine.
Israel sent forensic experts and police to the scene as part of normal diplomatic procedure, police said.
China's foreign ministry said Sunday that "health reasons" were the presumed cause of Du's death but that a definitive finding had not yet been reached.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters Monday that Beijing was "doing its best regarding the funeral arrangements."
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