Colombia's Santos, rival Uribe willing to work on peace deal



Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and opposition rival Alvaro Uribe met on Wednesday in a bid to resolve differences over a peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels that was rejected in a shock vote this week, leaving the country in limbo.
The two expressed willingness to seek an end to the 52-year war that has killed more than 220,000 people and displaced millions more.
Sunday's surprise referendum result, which confounded pollsters and was a political disaster for Santos, plunged the country into uncertainty over the future of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels, who... read more

 
6 October 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Reuters
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