BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Peace stays elusive in lots of components of Colombia almost three years into the implementation of the nation’s historic peace accord with leftist rebels. However a frontrunner of a U.N. Safety Council mission says the world physique stays firmly behind it.
Peruvian U.N. Ambassador Gustavo Meza Cuadra spoke after the staff met President Ivan Duque Friday to kick off a go to to Colombia to evaluate the accord’s progress at a time of mounting concern.
Huge rural territories as soon as managed by rebels are actually within the arms of unlawful armed teams, whereas alarming numbers of social leaders are being killed.
Ambassadors on the council will meet with political leaders and go to a transition zone the place rebels are making the shift to civilian life.
Observers concern the accord’s implementation is advancing too slowly.