The World Federation of Democratic Youths sympathizes with the signature of the final peace agreement between Colombia and the FARC-EP. This signature closes the Colombian people subservience in to the longer Latin America’s war with 52 years of the conflict.
We urge the implied ones in this process to fulfill and respect the agreement that is signed today, in order to guarantee the real peace in Colombia.
Over two thousand people took part to the ceremony for the signing of the Final Peace Agreement in Cartagena, Colombia. After the National Anthem, the signature: first to sign was Comandante Timochenko, leader of the FARC-EP followed by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
The signing was followed by the speech by Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. On the stage, together with Timochenko and Santos were several heads of State, such as Cuban president, Raul Castro. In Cuba the peace process developed and talks took place for the past four years.
The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces announced on Monday that the effect of truce regime, which came into force at19:00 on September 12th 2016 under the Russian-US agreement has ended.
The General Command said in a statement that the truce regime was supposed to form a real opportunity to stop the bloodshed, but the armed terrorist groups turned a blind eye to the agreement and didn’t adhere to any of its terms.
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.
Island of Margarita, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
17-18 September 2016
The Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement, gathered in the Island of Margarita, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, within the framework of the XVII Conference Summit, on 17-18 September 2016, under the theme “Peace, Sovereignty and Solidarity for Development”, undertook a review of the state of the international situation.
The General Command of Syrian Army said on saturday that US alliance aircrafts targeted at 5 PM on Saturday a Syrian Arab Army position in al-Tharda Mountain in the surroundings of Deir Ezzor Airport, causing losses in lives and equipment and clearly paved the way for ISIS terrorists to attack the position and take control of it. In a statement, the General Command said that this act is a serious and blatant aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic and its army, and constitutes conclusive evidence that the United States and its allies support ISIS and other terrorist organizations, stressing that this act reveals the falseness of their claims of fighting terrorism.
People's Republic of Donetsk. Image: Elevatorrailfan - CC BY-SA 4.0Wikimedia CommonsThe heads of the Donetsk and Lugansk republics have issued a statement on a unilateral ceasefire starting at 12 am on September 15, under which all people’s militia units in Donetsk and Lugansk are prohibited from responding to fire from the Ukrainian army and the National Guard.