Colombia peace talks taking weeklong recess
- Associated Press
- November 29, 2012 - 7:57 PM
HAVANA - Negotiators for Colombia's government and the country's main rebel group have agreed to a short break in their talks in Havana aimed at ending a half century of conflict.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the government say they will resume negotiations Wednesday. They announced the recess after wrapping up a session Thursday.
Both sides say the break will allow them to consult with their leaderships.
The negotiations shifted to Cuba on Nov. 19, a month after the peace process was officially inaugurated in Oslo, Norway.
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