France stands alongside Colombia in search for peace

Colombia – Referendum – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 3 October 2016

Following the 2 October consultation in Colombia, whose result was a slight majority against the peace agreement reached with the FARC, François Hollande expresses his full support for President Santos and pays tribute to his political courage in seeking to end a conflict which has lasted more than 50 years and killed hundreds of thousands of people.

More than ever, France continues to stand alongside the Colombian authorities and people so that every chance is given to peace and the pursuit of dialogue./.

Published on 13/10/2016

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