The communist guerrilla FARC released this Sunday in Colombia an Army general and two other captives, allowing to restart the development of the peace process, suspended by the government after the catch.
Brigadier General Dario Alzate, Corporal Jorge Rodriguez and lawyer Gloria Urrego were handed to a humanitarian mission in the village of Vegáez, on the banks of river Arquía.
In this area of the Choco’s department, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) captured on November 16 the aforementioned, the rebel group said in a statement.
“Liberated General Alzate, lawyer Urrego and Corporal Rodriguez in perfect conditions and waiting climate conditions for return to their families,” Santos said in his Twitter account.
The president demanded the return of the retained as a requirement to restore the talks with the FARC, which take place in Cuba over the past two years without a ceasefire in Colombia.
This step of the FARC “helps to restore the climate to continue the dialogue,” Santos also said in a statement.