Colombian government, rebels agree peace deal to be constitutionally binding

Colombian government, rebels agree peace deal to be constitutionally binding
 

HAVANA Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels agreed on Thursday on a series of legal mechanisms to ensure any peace deal agreed at negotiations will be constitutionally binding if approved by Colombians in a proposed referendum.
The two sides have been in peace talks in Havana, Cuba, since late 2012 to end Latin America's longest war that has displaced millions and killed hundreds of thousands.
"We have arrived at a deal to give the final deal juridical security and stability," the two sides announced in a joint statement read in Havana, the site of peace talks for the... read more

 
13 May 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Reuters
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