Colombia’s FARC rebels meet to ratify peace deal

Members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) secretariat Ivan Marquez and Timoleon Jimenez aka "Timochenko" attend the opening ceremony of the September 17-23 10th National Guerrilla Conference at the camp in Llanos del Yari, Caqueta department, Colombia, on September 17, 2016. (AFP)

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