Colombia peace talks suspended after FARC call for pause




 
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Colombia peace talks suspended after FARC call for pause
 
August 24th, 2013  
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Colombia peace talks suspended after FARC call for pause
By Helen Murphy and Peter Murphy BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels suspended their participation in peace talks in Cuba on Friday, complicating nine months of painstaking negotiations aimed at ending five decades of bloodshed. President Juan Manuel Santos called his negotiating team home from Havana hours after the FARC, or Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, said it would "pause" the talks to review a government plan to put any peace deal to a popular vote. ...




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