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OAS Secretary General Welcomes Agreement on Agrarian Issues Reached by the Government of Colombia and the FARC

  May 27, 2013

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, welcomed the agreement reached on agrarian issues between the government of Colombia and the FARC, noting that "this is a positive step in the process to achieve peace in Colombia after several decades of conflict in that country."

The Secretary General also voiced his hope that "this first agreement opens the way for other substantive agreements on other outstanding issues on the negotiating agenda."

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Reference: E-203/13