Inner Cabinet OKs mobilizing reserve troops if needed

By REUTERS
November 14, 2012 23:54




The inner cabinet gave preliminary authorization on Wednesday for the mobilization 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 to enlist reserve forces in accordance with the need and the authorization of the defense minister," a statement from the Prime Minister's Office.

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