FARC-EP approved Peace Agreement at the X National Guerrilla Conference that ended on Friday with the reading of the Political Declaration.
X National Guerrilla Conference – Comandante Manuel Marulanda Vélez
The war is over, let´s all build peace!
The delegate guerrillas of all structures of the FARC-EP throughout the national territory that came from the depths of Colombia, gathered at the X Conference that was held from the 17th to the 23rd of September this year at Brisas del Diamante in the Savannas of Yarí, send to the Colombian people and society in general our fraternal and cordial compatriot greeting. At the same time we declare that:
Written by: Roberto Cervantez - PCCC
At the 5th consecutive day of the X National Guerrilla Conference, the FARC-EP discusses “Environment and Natural Resource preservation” a topic that has direct relation to the agrarian problems in Colombia and the economic model of the country, which is primarily based in the massive exploitation of natural resources.
On the second day of the X Guerrilla Conference, Comandante Ivan Marquez spoke to the press and said the conference “is a great success. We got the wind in our sails”.
We are gathered here, after fifty-two continuous years of political and military confrontation with the Colombian State, with the purpose of carrying out our Tenth National Conference, the highest democratic event contemplated in our Statutes. In addition to the Central High Command and its Secretariat, vote elected delegates from Guerrilla Assemblies performed in each Front, Column, Company and Guerrilla are here present. A representation as broad as possible of all guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia People's Army.