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Colombia's chief peace negotiator offers to resign

The Colombian government's chief negotiator in peace talks with the FARC, Humberto de la Calle, offered his resignation Monday after voters narrowly rejected a peace deal with the rebels. "Any mistakes we made are my responsibility alone," he told journalists at the presidential palace. "As a result, I have come to tell the president (Juan Manuel Santos) that I am offering to stand down as head of the delegation, because I will not be an obstacle to what comes next.
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