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Colombia's Santos committed to peace, despite 'no' vote

Sunday, October 02, 2016 - 01:18

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos addresses the nation after a peace agreement between the government and FARC rebels was narrowly rejected in a referendum vote. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos accepted the "no" result on Sunday in a plebiscite on a peace accord between his government and the Marxist FARC rebels, but said a ceasefire would continue. "Starting tomorrow, I will pull together all political forces, and in particular, those who turned out today to say 'no', to listen to them, to open spaces for dialogue, and determine the path forward," Santos said. Santos, who has staked his legacy on achieving peace, said he would meet with all political parties on Monday to find a way forward for the peace process. The vote will not affect Colombia's stability, Santos said.

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Colombia's Santos committed to peace, despite 'no' vote

Sunday, October 02, 2016 - 01:18