Colombian president opens door to popular vote on FARC peace deal




 
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Colombian president opens door to popular vote on FARC peace deal
 
January 17th, 2013  
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Colombian president opens door to popular vote on FARC peace deal
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday opened the door to a popular vote on any peace accord negotiated and signed with FARC rebels, but rejected a guerrilla demand to change the constitution if a deal is clinched. Talks to bring an end to Latin America's longest-running insurgency began in Cuba in November, when the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as the FARC, sat down for the first round of a five-point peace agenda. ...




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