New Zealand Gov't Welcomes End To Colombian Conflict

New Zealand gov't welcomes end to Colombian conflict

WELLINGTON, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -26th Augst,2016) : The New Zealand government Friday welcomed the conclusion of a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla movement.

"This is an important development for Colombia and for the region, that will afford the people of Colombia greater stability and prosperity in the years to come," New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully said in a statement. "The accord concludes the domestic conflict with the FARC that has impacted on Colombia for the past 52 years," he said.

"New Zealand has worked to support Colombia's peace efforts, including through our position on the United Nations Security Council, and we will continue to support them as they begin to implement this agreement."