FARC-EP Thanks French Support for Peace Pact Execution
Bogotá, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) FARC-EP guerilla leader Timoleón Jiménez thanked today the French government for its support for the implementation of the peace agreements reached in Havana and officially signed in this capital on November 24.
Through his Twitter account, the head of the guerrilla group, in the phase of demobilization, set his position on the announced visit of President François Hollande, to one of the transitory zones for the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces People's Army (FARC-EP).
Hollande will arrive in Bogota on January 22 and the next day will meet his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, in the House of Nariño and the 24 will travel to the municipality of Buenos Aires, where he will be able to cross a zone of transition.
In those spaces the members of this insurgent movement will lay-down their weapons and begin their preparation to reincorporate to civilian life.
We thank the Government of France for the support in the implementation phase of the agreements (...) The world is with the #Paz of Colombia, wrote Jiménez in that social network.
Hollande's visit to a transition zone was questioned by sectors such as the Democratic Center party, led by former President Alvaro Uribe.
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