Colombian president says peace talks at risk unless deal reached in 2015

November 16, 2014 3:54 PM

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Colombian president says peace talks at risk unless deal reached in 2015

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's peace process with Marxist rebels risks sliding backwards unless an agreement can be reached next year to end 50 years of war, President Juan Manuel Santos said in an interview published on Sunday.

The government has been negotiating with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) for the past two years to resolve the conflict, which has killed more than 200,000 people and displaced millions.

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