Biden Could Help Unfreeze Colombian Peace Talks: ELN Rebel Leader

The United States had backed former President Juan Manuel Santos’ 2016 peace deal with the larger rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Joseph Biden’s election as U.S. President could help unfreeze peace talks between Colombia’s largest active rebel group, the Marxist National Liberation Army (ELN), and the Colombian government, ELN leader Pablo Beltran said to a press agency on Friday, November 21st.

Right-wing President Ivan Duque had suspended fledgling negotiations in Havana to end a five-decade conflict in January 2019, after theSubscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?