Colombian Farc Rebels ‘Dream of Effective Peace’

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The leader of Colombia’s largest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, says the guerrilla group “dreams” of peace.

Speaking in a video message to mark the 50th anniversary of the group’s founding he warned, though, that FARC fighters had not been defeated. The FARC formed in 1964 and is the largest active guerrilla army in the Americas, with about 8,000 members still in arms.

CCTV correspondent Michelle Begue has the latest from Bogota.

Colombian Farc Rebels 'Dream of Effective Peace'

Colombian Farc Rebels 'Dream of Effective Peace'

The leader of Colombia's largest rebel group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, says the guerrilla group "dreams" of peace. Speaking in a video message to mark the 50th anniversary of the group's founding he warned, though, that FARC fighters had not been defeated.CCTV correspondent Michelle Begue has the latest from Bogota.
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