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Israel army deploys reinforcements after Trump Jerusalem move

AFP  |  Jerusalem 

The Israeli military said today it was deploying reinforcements to the occupied West after US President Donald Trump's recognition of as Israel's capital.

"Upon the conclusion of the general staff's situation assessment, it was decided that a number of battalions will reinforce in the area of (the West Bank), as well as combat intelligence and territorial defence," the military said in a statement.

"In addition, more standby forces were defined, as part of the (military's) readiness to possible developments.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 15:50 IST