Colombia explores conditions to reactivate peace talks with ELN

President Duque conditioned the continuity of the peace talks on the group ceasing kidnapping and releasing the people it is holding captive, which the guerrilla refuses to comply with.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia continues to seek conditions to reactivate peace dialogues with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas. Without the armed group having so far made progress in complying with the conditions imposed by President Iván Duque, the local government announced this Sunday.

With the endorsement of the Holy See, through the Apostolic Nuncio, Monsignor Luis Mariano Montemayor, the United Nations, and the Mission to Support the Peace Process of the Organization of American States (OAS), Colombia has verified in the last 17 months "the real will for peace and reintegration into civilian life" of the guerrillas . . .

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