China’s ambassador to Israel has apologised after comparing the closure of borders due to the coronavirus to the Holocaust. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s ambassador to Israel has apologised after comparing the closure of borders due to the coronavirus to the Holocaust. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s Israel envoy compares coronavirus travel bans to Holocaust

  • Dai Yuming has apologised for his remarks, which were made at an English-language press conference in Tel Aviv
  • Dai likened the closure of borders to “the old days, the old stories that happened in World War Two, the Holocaust, the darkest days in human history”

China’s ambassador to Israel has apologised after comparing the closure of borders due to the coronavirus to the Holocaust. Photo: Shutterstock
China’s ambassador to Israel has apologised after comparing the closure of borders due to the coronavirus to the Holocaust. Photo: Shutterstock
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