Colombia Says ex-FARC Reintegration Must Continue, Despite Setbacks

The Andean country signed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 2016, ending the leftist rebel group’s part in an armed conflict that has left 260,000 dead and millions displaced.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Colombian government said on Thursday, Thursday 14th, that it was pressing ahead with the reintegration into society of demobilized FARC guerrillas, and that they should not be dissuaded from continuing in the process by attacks on former rebels.

The Andean country signed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 2016, ending the leftist rebel group’s part in an armed conflict that has left 260,000 dead and millions displaced.

Bearing the same FARC acronym, the rebel group turned into a political party which opposes the government of President Ivan . . .

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