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Colombia minister's arrest sought

Jun 30 -- A court in Ecuador has ordered the arrest of Colombia's ex-defence minister over an air raid against a rebel base in Ecuador last year.

The minister, Juan Manuel Santos, ordered the attack on a camp of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc), which killed 25 rebels.

Colombia has said the raid, which took place in March 2008, was necessary in the "fight against terrorism".
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