Colombia's Santos says using 'carrot and stick' to disarm FARC

September 24, 2014 8:45 PM

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Colombia's Santos says using 'carrot and stick' to disarm FARC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ending Colombia's 50-year war against Marxist rebels without a ceasefire will require carrots, sticks and social policy incentives, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday.

In nearly two years of talks between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Cuba, three out of five points in the peace process have been agreed. Santos reiterated there would be no ceasefire until the final two points are settled in a comprehensive plan.

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