Colombia's rebels demand compensation for victims

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Colombia's rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on Saturday demanded here compensation for the victims of the conflict.

Besides civilians, the victims should include soldiers, policemen, political prisoners, as well as guerrilla fighters, said a high-ranking guerrilla commander Luis Antonio Losada, who was in Cuban capital to take part in the latest round of talks with the Colombian government.

The two sides have been meeting in Havana for nearly two years since November, 2012 to seek an end of the conflict that has killed more than 200,000 people and displaced more than five millions others, according to official figures.

They have reached agreements on rural reform, the rebels' participation in politics and eradicating illicit drugs. They are expected to continue talks on compensation for war victims. Endi

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