EU committing $645 million to Colombia's peacebuilding

May 27, 2016 11:49 AM

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BRUSSELS – The European Union has committed to provide Colombia with a package of 575 million euros ($645 million) to help the nation recover from a half century of civil war.

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said Friday the EU "will continue to accompany Colombia in the post-conflict phase. Solid peace can only be built if the final peace agreement is effectively implemented and the EU has vast experience in peace building."

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