Saturday, July 31, 2010

Colombia's FARC Wants Talks With The Government

Colombian Farc Rebels Call For Talks With New President -- BBC News

Colombia's largest left-wing rebel group, the Farc, says it is willing to talk to the new Colombian government.

The Farc leader known as Alfonso Cano said the Marxist rebel group was willing to search for a political solution to the 46-year-old conflict.

President-elect Juan Manuel Santos has in the past ruled out any dialogue unless the Farc released scores of hostages they are holding.

The message comes eight days before Mr Santos takes over as president.

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More News On FARC And Its War In Colombia

Colombian guerrillas propose talks on conflict : video -- AFP
Colombian Guerrillas Propose Talks on Conflict -- Voice of America
Colombia Rebels Call For Talks With New Government -- New York Times/Reuters
Colombian guerrilla leader asks president-elect to dialog -- CNN
Colombia's FARC rebels offer talks, conditions to new president -- Earth Times

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