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Colombia in Talks With Rebels, President Says | WSJ.com

By DAN MOLINSKI

BOGOTÁ—Colombia’s government has opened discussions with the country’s biggest guerrilla group about starting formal peace talks, raising hopes of a reconciliation after more than a half century of civil conflict.

President Juan Manuel Santos said in a televised address Monday that his government has been in contact with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC by its Spanish acronym, to agree on conditions for possible talks and said the results of the talks should be known within days.

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