Colom­bia sets ques­tion for peace ref­er­en­dum

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Colom­bian Pres­i­dent Juan Manuel San­tos has signed a de­cree set­ting out the ques­tion vot­ers will an­swer in a de­ci­sive ref­er­en­dum on the gov­ern­ment’s his­toric peace deal with the FARC rebels. Af­ter half a cen­tury of war and nearly four years of talks, the fate of Colom­bia’s peace pro­cess will now come down to how vot­ers an­swer the fol­low­ing ques­tion on Oc­to­ber 2: “Do you sup­port the fi­nal ac­cord to end the con­flict and build a sta­ble and last­ing peace?”

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