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German Ambassador to China Jan Hecker Pronounced Dead Days After Taking on Role


by  – September 6, 2021

Prior to moving to the ambassador post, Hecker had served as the foreign policy adviser to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. He was just days into his new position.

Germany’s Federal Foreign Office has revealed that Jan Hecker, who serves as the European nation’s ambassador to China, has died, just days after taking on the role.

The office detailed in a statement that the development was unexpected as Hecker had only recently taken on the position.

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