Colombia peace boost as Uribe opens door to Farc talks

Colombia peace boost as Uribe opens door to Farc talks
 

Colombia's ex-president Alvaro Uribe, who led the successful campaign to reject a peace accord with Farc rebels, says he may now be open to talks.
Mr Uribe, leader of the right-wing Democratic Center party, had previously ruled out such talks.
But after a referendum rejected the peace accord between the rebels and the government, he said his group might now take part in the "national interest".
The deal was four years in the making and its rejection was a shock.
It failed to pass by a narrow margin in the popular vote on 2 October.
Opponents of the accord to end 52 years of... read more

 
19 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: BBC
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