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Colombian former hostage negotiator welcomes Farc peace deal

By Emily Wright

On Sunday people in Colombia will be asked in a referendum to approve a historic peace deal between the Colombian government and the Farc rebels that was signed in September. Decades of fighting have left a quarter of a million people dead in Colombia and millions homeless. Armand Burguet used to negotiate the release of Farc hostages like Colombian-French woman Ingrid Bettencourt and the Colombian Congresswoman Clara Rojas. He welcomes the peace deal but says challenges still remain.

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