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The FARC accepts the Colombian government’s call to further develop the peace agreements

June 12, 2020

The Common Alternative Revolutionary Force (FARC) has accepted the Colombian government’s call to further develop the implementation of the peace agreements, the day after the political party of the now disbanded guerrillas reported to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, the “ineffectiveness” of the Colombian state to end the violence and killings whose members were victims.

On behalf of the Colombian government, Presidential Advisor Emilio Archila sent a letter this Thursday to Rodrigo Granda, Jairo Estrada and Ronald Rojas, FARC delegates to the Surveillance, Transport and Verification Commission (CSIVI), of the signed peace agreement in Havana in 2016 to resume the dialogue.

Negotiations were interrupted on May 14 when, according to the High Commissioner for Peace in Colombia, Miguel Ceballos, the FARC delegates withdrew from the table, celebrating Cuba’s inclusion in the list of terrorist countries he had created. United States.

The FARC accepts the Colombian government’s call to further develop the peace agreementsThe FARC accepts the Colombian government’s call to further develop the peace agreements

It is precisely the celebration in Cuba, “as a guarantee for the implementation” of the agreements, one of the FARC’s demands to continue the dialogue proposed for June 25.