Colombia; Kidnapped general resigns

December 2, 2014 9:29 AM

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Colombian General Ruben Dario Alzate, released by FARC rebels on Sunday, has resigned from the armed forces, the BBC reported Tuesday.

"Out of love and respect for our military institution, which has been affected by this incident, I've asked the national government to retire me from active service," he said in a media conference.

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