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Colombian President and FARC Rebels Launch Bid To Rescue Peace Deal

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC rebels launched a new bid to salvage a failed peace deal Monday after voters rejected an agreement in a referendum that could have ended a conflict that has lasted for half a century. Santos, in a televized address, said he had requested that Humberto de la Calle, the government’s chief negotiator with FARC, “begin discussions as soon as possible addressing all the necessary issues to have an agreement and realize the dream of every Colombian to end the war with the FARC.
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