Kerry hails 'historic progress' toward Colombia-FARC peace deal

US Secretary of State John Kerry, pictured September 21, 2015 in Washington, DC, hailed a major stride made toward a peace deal in Colombia's civil warThe United States hailed a major stride made toward a peace deal in Colombia’s civil war, the longest running in all of Latin America. “The announcements made today at the peace talks in Havana represent historic progress toward a final peace agreement to end more than 50 years of armed conflict,” Secretary of State John Kerry said. Kerry voiced hope that the deal would be ironed out swiftly.

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