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‘Not all rebels are SAID to give up armed struggle despite peace agreement’

‘Not all rebels are SAID to give up armed struggle despite peace agreement’

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About three hundred rebels of the Colombian movement FARC will the weapons not resign under the provisions of the agreement with Colombia is closed. A commander of the Colombian army has on Sunday declared.

It is the first time that this numbers are given. It is expected that eventually more than six thousand rebels, however, be demilitarise in camps of the UN their weapons.

General Alberto Jose Mejia estimated that 5 percent of the rebels that ultimately will not do. It would primarily go to rebels involved in drug trafficking and illegal mining.

In similar ontwapeningsakkoorden in other conflicts was that, according to him, 20 percent, which in Colombia so not so bad, says the legercommandant.

The FARC and Colombia’s locks at the end of last year an agreement that put an end to 52 years of war, that the life demanded an estimated 220.000 people.

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