Colombia’s President: Talks Held With FARC Rebels

by Blog Burger on August 28, 2012

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos said Monday that his government has opened "exploratory talks" with Colombia’s main rebel groups in a bid to end a stubborn half-century-old conflict. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors Santos’ announcement in a brief televised address followed mounting rumors of talks supposedly held in Cuba between representatives of his government and the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Santos offered no details of the talks, including when they began. "In the coming days the results of the conversations with the FARC will… – International English News

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