Colombia, FARC hail peace deal ahead of referendum

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Colombia will put a historic peace deal to end its half-century conflict with the FARC rebels to a national referendum on October 2, President Juan Manuel Santos says.

Colombia, FARC hail peace deal ahead of referendum

Colombia referendum on peace deal set for October 2: Santos Bogota (Colombia) – 24 August 2016 21:47 – AFP – Urgent Colombia will put a historic peace deal to end its half-century conflict with the FARC rebels to a national referendum on October 2, President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday.”It will be the most important election of our lives,” he said in a national address.”This is a historic and unique opportunity… to leave behind this conflict and dedicate our efforts to building a more secure, safe, equitable, educated country, for all of us, for our children and grandchildren.”bur-jhb/oh

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