Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Colombia And FARC Will Sign On Thursday A Renegotiated Peace Deal

Reuters: Colombia, FARC rebels to sign new peace deal on Thursday

A new peace accord between Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels will be signed on Thursday and sent to Congress for approval, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday, bringing a formal end to the 52-year civil war ever closer.

The revised document will be signed in Bogota between FARC leader Rodrigo Londono and Santos, who won the Nobel Peace Prize last month for his efforts to end the conflict with the insurgent group.

"We have the unique opportunity to close this painful chapter in our history that has bereaved and afflicted millions of Colombians for half a century," the president said in a televised address.

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More News On Colombia And FARC Signing (On Thursday) A Renegotiated Peace Deal

Colombian government and Farc to sign new peace deal -- BBC
Colombian government, FARC reach new peace agreement -- CNN
Colombia, FARC to sign revised peace deal incorporating some of critics' demands -- FOX News
Colombian government and Farc to sign new peace deal, defying referendum result to end 50-year conflict -- The Independent
Colombian government, FARC to sign peace deal despite opposition objections -- UPI
Colombia, FARC Set to Sign Renegotiated Peace Deal -- VOA
Colombian president reaches revised peace accord with FARC rebels -- CSM
Colombia and FARC to sign peace deal 2.0 -- Al Jazeera
Tension as Colombian government defies opponents over peace deal -- AFP

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

There was a peace deal in the 1990s.

FARC used it it to consolidate territory, become a state with in a state, rest and re-arm.

FARC must be wanting a peace deal to get such easy gains again and because their sugar daddy Venezuela is on the ropes.