Colombians more optimistic about peace deal with Marxist rebels: poll

March 5, 2015 4:29 PM

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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombians are becoming more optimistic about peace negotiations with Marxist rebels although most oppose possible impunity for war crimes, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday.

Just over half of those polled believe the government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will reach a peace deal to end their 50-year conflict, up eight points from a December survey.

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