Lebanon said it would deploy troops in southern Lebanon if Israel withdrew. The Lebanese army called up reservists Monday ahead of a possible deployment of 15,000 troops to southern Lebanon. Israeli spokesman Mark Regev told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that Israel welcomed the decision in principle, but wanted to see whether Hezbollah would disarm.
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