MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Wednesday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos proposed a bilateral ceasefire to the group starting from January 1.
Navidad sin temores. Cuando se desea dar algo, se hace en el mejor momento. 16 diciembre comienzan aguinaldos. Por qué esperar 1 de enero?— Ricardo Téllez (@Ricardo_TFARC) October 28, 2015
The FARC rebel group was established in 1964 as the military wing of the country's Communist Party. Since then, military confrontation between FARC and the Colombian government has been ongoing, with over 200,000 people having been killed in the civil war.
Navidad en calma. Las gentes reclaman desde siempre cese bilateral al fuego.Con voluntad política pueden crearse situaciones favorables.— Ricardo Téllez (@Ricardo_TFARC) October 28, 2015
The two sides have been engaged in peace talks since November 2012, and have established several ceasefire regimes.