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Ecuador: Colombian President hails FARC peace process at CELAC summit02:29

Ecuador: Colombian President hails FARC peace process at CELAC summit

Ecuador, Quito
January 28, 2016 at 04:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

narcotrafficking."

The Fourth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), hosted by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, was held in Quito, Wednesday,

In his opening speech, Correa pointed out the need "to overcome poverty in indigenous community without losing their identities" and stated that there is a huge difference between Northern and Latin American continents. He also remarked presence of American political NGOs, saying that they "have no political responsibility at all."

During the summit, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos gave a press conference, where he thanked the international community for support in the peace process with FARC. Santos added that the government "agreed with UN, the Security Council of United Nations, that they provide a mandate to verify and monitor the ceasefire and hostility."

CELAC was launched in December 2011. It represents 33 countries from South America and the Caribbean and seeks to foster integration among the countries and lessen US influence on regional, internal and economic affairs.

Ecuador: Colombian President hails FARC peace process at CELAC summit02:29
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narcotrafficking."

The Fourth Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), hosted by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, was held in Quito, Wednesday,

In his opening speech, Correa pointed out the need "to overcome poverty in indigenous community without losing their identities" and stated that there is a huge difference between Northern and Latin American continents. He also remarked presence of American political NGOs, saying that they "have no political responsibility at all."

During the summit, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos gave a press conference, where he thanked the international community for support in the peace process with FARC. Santos added that the government "agreed with UN, the Security Council of United Nations, that they provide a mandate to verify and monitor the ceasefire and hostility."

CELAC was launched in December 2011. It represents 33 countries from South America and the Caribbean and seeks to foster integration among the countries and lessen US influence on regional, internal and economic affairs.

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