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Colombian president confirms peace talks with FARC; first round Oslo in October

Tuesday, August 28th 2012 - 05:17 UTC
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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has confirmed his government is holding exploratory talks with the country's largest rebel group, the FARC. In an address on state TV, Mr Santos said he was fulfilling his “duty to seek peace”. Media reports say a deal on further talks was reached in Cuba with the help of Venezuela and Norway. Read full article

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  • vestias

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    Aug 28th, 2012 - 10:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Really hope this succeeds, the civil ar in Colombia is a relic of another age and holds out no prospects for either side other than continuing blood and tragedy

    Aug 28th, 2012 - 12:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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