Agreement FARC and government signed Colombia

Agreement FARC and government signed Colombia

World September 27, 2016 05:03

cartagena - President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia and FARC leader Rodrigo Lodoño Echeverri, also known as Timochenko have Monday night (local time) signed the peace agreement, putting an end to over 52 years of bloodshed. The two white-clad leaders pinned together a peace dove symbolic after signing on.

The agreement was signed in the presence of foreign guests, including Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, US Secretary of State John Kerry and the Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders. This agreement ' called it a major step towards peace in Colombia and stability in the 'region.

On Sunday, October 2nd speaks the Colombian population is still on the peace agreement in a referendum.

The internal strife in Colombia has an estimated 220 000 people died.

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