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Colombia is advancing along the path to peace

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President Juan Manuel Santos in Havana, yesterday September 23, for the signing of a key section of the peace accord to end the Colombian conflict, said that he expects the negotiation process between his government and the FARC-EP to be completed within six months.

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Timoleón Jiménez: The agreement will be conducive to advancing the agenda


The Chief of Staff of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP), Timoleón Jiménez, expressed his great satisfaction with the signing of an agreement regarding the creation of a Special Jurisdiction for Peace, in Havana on September 23.
He said that the step would generate an environment conducive to advancing with regards to the outstanding items on the peace talks’ agenda.

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Timeline: Colombia peace talks in Havana

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After almost three years of negotiations between the government of Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) in Havana, the two parties have taken another historic step in the process toward ending the political, social and military conflict which has been afflicting the country for over half a century.

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President of Colombia arrives in Havana

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Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, arrived today in Havana where he will hold a meeting with senior FARC-EP leader, Timoleón Jiménez, with the aim of accelerating the peace process begun in 2012, reported Prensa Latina. Santos arrived in Cuba to participate “In a Colombia peace talks ceremony, in which important agreements regarding special jurisdiction for peace, established by the parties during the talks, will be announced”

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Peace is close for Colombia

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After nearly three years of peace talks in Havana, Colombia is about to take another step towards the political solution of the political, military and social conflict it has endured for over half a century. President Juan Manuel Santos made a stopover in Havana to meet with the negotiating team and accelerate the peace process.
“Peace is close,” the president tweeted.

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Raúl: Peace for Colombia is essential

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The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, congratulated both sides on the important agreement announced today in Havana regarding a Special Jurisdiction for Peace to administer justice once the conflict is over

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Colombian government and FARC-EP reach transcendental jurisdiction agreement in Havana

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A master key to open the doorway to peace in Colombia was found today in Havana, with the signing of an historic agreement for the creation of a Special Jurisdiction for Peace. The agreement, signed in the presence of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, and the maximum leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s

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Raúl receives the President of Colombia and the leader of the FARC-EP

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The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, today received Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos, and the leader of the FARC-EP, Timoleón Jiménez, who are in Havana to make a historic announcement set to take the South American country the closest it has ever been to achieving peace.

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Venezuela and Colombia to normalize border relations

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The two leaders authorized the immediate return of their respective ambassadors; agreed to an investigation of the situation on the border; will meet with ministers on Wednesday, September 23, to discuss border issues and the progressive normalization of the zone; as well as continue to hold talks facilitated by Ecuador and Uruguay, among other points.

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Colombian Peace Talk to Restart on August 17

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The delegation of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People”s Army (FARC-EP) and the government will restart talks on August 17 in a further effort to achieve peace in that South American nation.
The guerrillas urged yesterday to deepen significant progress achieved in the context of those talks, after considering that there is no coherence between what happens in the negotiation table and what happens in Colombia.