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Colombia peace worries after rebels offer to arm protesters | GlobalPost

A government negotiator expressed concern Monday over Colombia’s peace process, after a FARC guerrilla unit offered to supply a rural protest with fighters and weapons.

The controversy was touched off Monday by the FARC’s Magdalena Medio bloc when it issued a statement aligning itself with protests by farm workers in a border region with Venezuela.

“You can count on our ranks, on our arms, on our combatants,” the FARC statement said.

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