Colombia National Liberation Army commits to poll ceasefire

COLOMBIAN guerilla group the National Liberation Army (ELN), has announced a five-day ceasefire to coincide with the second round of presidential elections.

The ELN will suspend hostilities from Friday June 15 until midnight on Tuesday June 19, allowing Colombians to go to the polls without the threat of violence.

The group says the move shows it is committed to peace. It follows a similar truce in mid-May during the first round of voting.

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source: Morning Star Online

2018-06-13 17:53
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