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Venezuela demands an end to the killings of community leaders in Colombia

Caracas, March 5 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government today called on the international community to take action to prevent the killing of community leaders in Colombia.

A total of 34 activists have been killed in Colombia so far this year, while 1,320 people have died since the peace agreement was signed in 2016, said Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Placencia, who reiterated the need to stop the killings.

In several messages on the social networking site Twitter, the foreign minister condemned all of these crimes as taking place “before the impunity raised by the drug government of Ivan Duke” and stressed that “from Venezuela we continue to demand urgent action from the international community”. Brother country. ”

“We urge Mr. Duke to stop fooling yourself into acting as a mediator in international conflicts when you are unable to resolve conflicts in your own country. Said his drill.

On March 2, the Colombian Institute for Development and Peace Studies (Indepaz) confirmed the deaths of three people in the 20th massacre recorded so far this year in Colombia.

Meanwhile, the Special Powers for Peace (JEP) this week ordered the government to launch a Security Guarantee Commission and plan to eliminate criminal organizations that kill ex-guerrillas.

In a statement, he noted that the decision was taken by the unrecognized unit of the JEP after verifying the lack of an institutional strategy to prevent violence by criminal groups.

As many as 306 people who signed the contract were killed, including 10 women, including a tribal woman from Kaka.

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