TIPH Hosts Local Contact Group Meeting and Changes Its Command

On 27 September 2018, TIPH Local Contact Group (LCG) met at TIPH headquarter in Hebron.

On 27 September 2018, TIPH Local Contact Group (LCG) met at TIPH headquarter in Hebron.

The purpose of the LCG meeting, which is comprised of representatives from the embassies in Tel Aviv and the representative offices to the Palestinian Authority, was to discuss the situation in the city of Hebron.

Change of Command Ceremony

Head of Mission, Einar Johnsen, provided the LCG with a briefing on the latest developments in the city of Hebron.

During the meeting, Einar H. Aas replaced former Head of Mission Einar Johansen as new Head of Mission for the Temporary International Presence in Hebron.

Head of Mission Einar H. Aas will lead a group of 61 observers from the five contributing countries of TIPH (Italy, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey) in their efforts to observe, monitor and report on the situation in Hebron.

After the meeting, the LCG participants conducted a field trip in Hebron downtown.