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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

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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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