China View - Xinhua | 12/29/2008 12:00:00 AM
Red Cross mediating FARC hostage release
Dec 28 -- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Sunday it has held talks with the Colombian government and guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) on the release of six people in FARC captivity.
ICRC's mediation in the release of the FARC hostages came after Colombian President Alvaro Uribe rejected the involvement of any foreign government in negotiating their release.
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