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Colombia Signs Ceasefire Agreement with ELN Rebels

HeadlineJun 12, 2023

In more news from Colombia, the National Liberation Army, or ELN — the country’s largest remaining guerrilla group — and Colombian officials have signed a ceasefire agreement after months of negotiations. This is President Gustavo Petro, who’s vowed to bring “total peace” to Colombia.

President Gustavo Petro: “Today, the signing of these partial agreements brings you to a ceasefire, to a point that you had never experienced in the peace talks, to a ceasefire that follows with a promise, that on May ’25, on May 2025, the decades-long war between the ELN guerrilla and the state of Colombia will definitively cease.”

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