Posted on January 25, 2017 3:11 pm
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ELN Ready for Bilateral Ceasefire While Negotiations Move Forward (E)

Colombia’s second largest rebel group, the ELN, is ready to call a bilateral ceasefire with the government while they negotiate an end to five decades of war, a guerrilla negotiator said on Tuesday. The government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) will begin formal peace talks in Ecuador on Feb. 7, once the insurgent group frees a kidnapped politician and authorities pardon two jailed rebels. Yahoo News