Romania's Ambassador to Thailand, Radu Gabriel Mateescu died on Thursday, in a hospital in Bangkok after a heart attack, a press release of the Romanian Foreign Affairs ministry informed on Friday. Aged 65, Mateescu had been working in diplomacy for over 40 years.

Radu Gabriel Mateescu was named Ambassador to Thailand in October 2006 and before that he activated in Romania's Embassies in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.