Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord

Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord
 

Colombia's House of Representatives has unanimously approved a revised peace accord with the Farc rebel group.
It comes a day after the Senate also backed the revised plan.
President Juan Manuel Santos has said the government can now start the process by which thousands of Farc fighters will leave jungle camps and lay down their arms.
The first peace accord, reached after four years of talks, was narrowly rejected in a referendum in October.
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Source: BBC
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