Colombia: Farc willing to secure peace ‘the hard way’
Urgent call for democratic assembly to include rebel groups
A FORMER peace envoy has backed Colombia’s leftist rebels’ call for a constituent assembly to rescue the peace deal narrowly rejected in Sunday’s referendum.
In the aftermath of the disappointing result, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) said there was an “urgent” need for a “large and democratic” constituent assembly, including the other rebel groups: the National Liberation Army (ELN) and the Popular Liberation Army (EPL).
It criticised President Juan Manuel Santos for imposing the peace deal the “easy way” by... read more
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