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Venezuelan and Colombian presidents to meet

August 10--Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to meet his new Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, to discuss re-establishing diplomatic relations.

Venezuelan and Colombian presidents to meet

Mr Chavez will travel to the Colombian city of Santa Marta for the talks.

He broke off relations last month after the Colombian government said it had evidence that 1,500 left-wing rebels were operating inside Venezuela.

But after Mr Santos' inauguration on Saturday, the Venezuelan leader said he would like to meet him "face-to-face".

Mr Chavez also called on the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc), which - along with the National Liberation Army (ELN) - Venezuela was accused of secretly sheltering, to free all its hostages.
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