October 3, 2016 / 1:31 PM / a year ago

U.N. committed to Colombia peace process: spokesman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United Nations is fully committed to the peace process in Colombia and will continue efforts to help the government reach an agreement with rebels, a U.N. spokesman said on Monday.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon asked U.N. special representative Jean Arnault to travel to Cuba immediately for consultations. “The Secretary-General trusts that all Colombians will continue their efforts to reach the common goal of a durable and stable peace,” U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said in a statement.

Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Writing by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Paul Simao

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