Comienza el acto de firma de la paz de Colombia

Handout picture released by the Colombian Presidency showing Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (2-L) greeting former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan (C) at the San Pedro Claver church in Cartagena, Colombia, on September 26, 2016. Colombia will turn the page on a half-century conflict that has stained its modern history with blood when the FARC rebels and the government sign a peace deal on Monday. President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the FARC, Rodrigo Londono -- better known by his nom de guerre, Timoleon "Timochenko" Jimenez -- are set to sign the accord at 2200 GMT in a ceremony in the colorful colonial city of Cartagena on the Caribbean coast. - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / COLOMBIAN PRESIDENCY / CESAR CARRION " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS


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Handout picture released by the Colombian Presidency showing Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (2-L) greeting former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan (C) at the San Pedro Claver church in Cartagena, Colombia, on September 26, 2016. Colombia will turn the page on a half-century conflict that has stained its modern history with blood when the FARC rebels and the government sign a peace deal on Monday. President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the FARC, Rodrigo Londono -- better known by his nom de guerre, Timoleon "Timochenko" Jimenez -- are set to sign the accord at 2200 GMT in a ceremony in the colorful colonial city of Cartagena on the Caribbean coast. - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / COLOMBIAN PRESIDENCY / CESAR CARRION " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / AFP / COLOMBIAN PRESIDENCY / CESAR CARRION / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / COLOMBIAN PRESIDENCY / CESAR CARRION " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Cartagena.- El acto solemne en que el presidente de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, y el líder de las FARC, Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri, alias “Timochenko”, firmarán el acuerdo de paz, comenzó hoy en Cartagena de Indias ante unos 2.500 invitados nacionales e internacionales.

Con esta ceremonia protocolaria que se celebra en la Plaza de Banderas del Centro de Convenciones Julio César Turbay Ayala, se pone fin a más de medio siglo de conflicto armado en el país.

En el acto está previsto que tomen la palabra el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, Santos y “Timochenko”