Colombia’s leftist rebel group the FARC has ordered its fighters to observe a ceasefire from midnight local time in a definitive truce. It follows four years of peace talks.
The announcement was made in Havana, Cuba by FARC leader Rodrigo Londono also known as Timochenko,
“Today, more than ever, we regret so many deaths and the pain caused by the war. Today, more than ever, we want to embrace our countrymen and begin to unite together for a new Colombia. The war is over.”