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GAZA UPDATE 6: Israel okays mobilising reserve troops for Gaza if needed

Reuters , Wednesday 14 Nov 2012
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Israeli soldiers in Neva settlement, near the Israel-Egypt border (Photo: AP)
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The Israeli cabinet gave preliminary authorisation on Wednesday for the mobilisation of military reserves if required to press an air assault against the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip

Ministers convened in Jerusalem agreed "to allow the IDF (Israel Defence Forces) to enlist reserve forces in accordance with the need and the authorisation of the defence minister," a statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said.

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