Colombia’s government formally ratifies revised Farc peace deal

After four years of negotiations, following 52 years of conflict, the Colombian government has now formally ratified a peace agreement with the FARC. Only last month, the Colombian people rejected an earlier version of the peace treaty in a national referendum. This time, Colombia’s president Santos has opted to skip another referendum and go directly to congress, where the modified peace agreement has now been approved.

Article in The Guardian available here.

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