Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) Mandate Extended

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
February 1, 2001

Director-General of the Foreign Ministry, Dr. Alon Liel, and Dr. Saeb Erekat of the Palestinian Authority yesterday (January 31) signed, in Jerusalem, an additional six-month extension of the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH).

The Ambassador and the Consul-General of Norway also participated in the signing ceremony, as did the new commander of the TIPH. During the event it was agree that the joint steering committee would be convened in the near future.

After the ceremony, Dr. Liel and Dr. Arekat met held a private meeting.