Colombia: Rebel group agrees to “unilateral ceasefire” and release of captives

Source: France 24 [French state media]

“In a significant step towards peace, the Colombian rebel group Segunda Marquetalia declared a ceasefire and committed to releasing captives following successful negotiations with the government. This marks the third set of peace talks initiated under President Gustavo Petro’s administration, which has faced numerous challenges in its quest to resolve more than six decades of conflict involving various armed groups.” (06/30/24)