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Colombia's Senate Approves FARC Peace Deal

VOA News Wednesday, 30 November 2016
The latest peace deal between the Colombian government and the rebel group known as FARC is one step from approval after the country's senate voted in favor of the agreement on Tuesday. The lower house of Congress is considering the measure Wednesday. A previous version of the agreement was struck down in a national referendum, but the revised deal signed last week in Bogota by President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono needs only to be approved by lawmakers and...
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News video: Colombia and FARC agree on a revised peace deal

Colombia and FARC agree on a revised peace deal 01:08

The Colombian government and FARC rebels have agreed to sign a revised peace deal after the last one was rejected in a referendum. The original accord was deemed by voters to lean too far in favour of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Terms of the new agreement were...

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FARC International RT @telesurenglish: Colombian Senate approves @FARC_EPeace transition to political party https://t.co/9jv3j9Yq2N https://t.co/gRexhodS9a 1 week ago

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Randy Felix Malayao Another Step Toward Peace: Colombia Senate Approves FARC Transition to Political Party https://t.co/x5mR8hyWt4 1 week ago

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Miro Collas Another Step Toward Peace: Colombia Senate Approves FARC Transition to Political Party https://t.co/F4a4xBotj6 1 week ago

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Three Sonorans The move is an essential step in the peace process and will see the FARC reincorporate into Colombian society. https://t.co/pxGKBkgacN 1 week ago

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Mariela JFC RT @telesurenglish: Colombian Senate approves @FARC_EPeace transition to political party https://t.co/9jv3j9Yq2N https://t.co/gRexhodS9a 1 week ago

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John Finucane RT @telesurenglish: Colombian Senate approves @FARC_EPeace transition to political party https://t.co/9jv3j9Yq2N https://t.co/gRexhodS9a 1 week ago

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