Colombian Government and FARC Rebels Launch Talks in Norway

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FARC's Ivan Marques attends a peace talk at the Hurdalsjoen Hotel in Hurdal, near Oslo, October 18, 2012. Colombia's government and Marxist rebels promised on Thursday to seek a comprehensive peace agreement at their talks in Norway, aimed at ending nearly half a century of conflict. REUTERS/Audun Braastad/NTB Scanpix (NORWAY - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) NORWAY OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NORWAY. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NO COMMERCIAL SALES


Colombian government officials and representatives of the FARC rebels movement officially launched their peace talks Thursday in Norway. Both sides held a press conference in Oslo to outline the five points they will be negotiating over and their commitment to the process. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter John Otis in Bogota.
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