Colombia extends Farc ceasefire amid talks to save peace deal

Colombia extends Farc ceasefire amid talks to save peace deal
 

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has extended a ceasefire with Farc rebels until the end of the year to give more time to save a peace deal.
The accord, signed with the left-wing rebel group last month, was narrowly rejected in a national referendum.
Mr Santos has spent the past few days meeting those who campaigned for a "No" vote.
He will take new proposals to a meeting with Farc leaders in the Cuban capital, Havana.
The original ceasefire ended with the referendum and has already been extended until 31 October.
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14 October 2016 in World News, Views: 29
Source: BBC
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