UN Renews Commitment to Help Implement Colombia Cease-Fire

August 26, 2016 7:50 PM

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The U.N. Security Council is warmly welcoming the final peace agreement between the Colombian government and leftist rebels and reiterating its commitment to help implement and verify the cease-fire.

The council said in a statement Friday that the U.N. political mission in Colombia will also support implementation of the "cessation of hostilities and the laying down of arms" by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

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