The week that past: 31 January – 6 February

During the past week, TIPH welcomed its new observers to Hebron. Acting Head of Mission met with the Swiss Ambassador to Israel and received the State Secretary of the German Foreign Office at TIPH headquarters.

During the week that past, TIPH welcomes 16 new observers from the contributing countries to the mission. After an intensive weeks of briefs, meeting with the Local Coordinator and visits to H2, the new mission members are ready and excited to start patrolling on Saturday.

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Visit by TIPH Local Coordinator Torunn Viste.

On 2 February, TIPH received the State Secretary of the Foreign Office Stephan Steinlein and Head of Mission from the German Representative Office Peter Andreas Beerwerth at TIPH headquarters for a brief on TIPH and a walk through H2. The State Secretary and Head of Mission also met with TIPH Acting Head of Mission Stefano Nencioni.

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State Secretary of the German Foreign Office and Head of Mission German Representative Office visiting TIPH. 

On 4 February Acting Head of Mission Stefano Nencioni met with Ambassador Andreas Baum at the Swiss Embassy in Tel Aviv to discuss the situation in Hebron.