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Colombia peace accord's defeat may be for the best: rebel leader

The leader of Colombia's FARC said Wednesday it may have been for the best that the peace accord negotiated with the government was rejected in a national referendum. The victory for the "No" vote in the October 2 referendum was a stunning setback to a nearly four year effort to end Latin Americas last major guerrilla war. Polls had predicted that the peace agreement would easily pass but turnout was low and many voters were troubled by its lenient treatment of war crimes by FARC leaders.
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