Colombia's FARC rebels vow to maintain unilateral ceasefire

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 20, 2015 12:53 PM

HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's FARC rebels pledged on Monday to continue their unilateral ceasefire despite a rebel attack last week that killed 11 government soldiers, and said peace talks with the government should not be broken for any reason.

The Colombian government and rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been in peace talks in Havana for nearly two and a half years, but the negotiations suffered a setback last week when the FARC apparently broke its unilateral ceasefire, killing 11 soldiers in rural Cauca.

(Reporting by Daniel Trotta)