February 24, 2013

Colombia president threatens to end peace talks with FARC

AFP - President Juan Manuel Santos, frustrated over a lack of progress in peace negotiations with leftist FARC rebels, threatened Saturday to abandon bilateral talks to end their nearly 50-year old conflict.

"As long as we make progress we'll be satisfied, but if we do not make progress we'll leave the negotiating table," Santos said at a public event in the town of Santa Barbara, in the northwestern department of Antioquia. Read more.

France24

Related,
- No military or verbal truce for FARC rebels, Santos says - Buenos Aires Herald
Colombia govt has obstructed peace process: FARC - Colombia Reports

- FARC Urges Govt to Carry Out Alternative Census on Land in Colombia - Prensa Latina
- FARC leader urges Colombia to save talks - Al Jazeera

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