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Obama congratulates Colombian leader on peace deal with FARC rebels

US President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday to congratulate him on finalizing details of a peace agreement to end the country's 50-year-old guerrilla war with FARC rebels, the White House said.
"The president recognized this historic day as a critical juncture in what will be a long process to fully implement a just and lasting peace agreement that can advance security and prosperity for the Colombian people," the White House said in a statement.
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