Colombian Constitutional Court to decide on referendum on peace deal with FARC

1 June 2016
Constitutional Court of Colombia (photo credit: Tele Sur)
Constitutional Court of Colombia (photo credit: Tele Sur)
<p>Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday asked the Constitutional Court to authorize a referendum he is proposing on an eventual peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, guerrilla group.</p><p>Santos addressed the court at a hearing on the law governing the proposed plebiscite.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">"For peace, for our social rule of law, for the victims, for the future of Colombia, for the potential hope of finally living in a normal country, without war, I respectfully ask" that the Statutory Peace Referendum Law be declared constitutional, the head of state said.</span></p>
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