Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the head of grouping “Revolutionary armed forces of Colombia” (FARC) Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri signed a new peace Treaty, reports the BBC.
Note that the initial agreement was signed two months ago at the ceremony in front of world leaders. However, the population did not support him in the referendum on 2 October. Some politicians opposed the deal because they believe that it is too soft, speaking about the crimes during the conflict.
FARC and government representatives who negotiated, worked around the clock to develop more than 50 amendments to the agreement that will make it more acceptable to conservative Colombians who neglect the FARC.
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The agreement is aimed at ending the armed conflict that has lasted 50 years, which killed more than 260 thousand people.