The Washington Post | 7/29/2009 12:00:00 AM
Colombian rebels say did not fund Ecuador's Correa
Jul 29--Colombia's biggest rebel army denied on Tuesday government accusations that it gave money to the political campaign of leftist President Rafael Correa of neighboring Ecuador.
The issue has exacerbated tensions between U.S.-backed Colombia and socialist leaders in the region who criticize Washington while forging ties with Russia, China and Iran.
Colombia points to the tape as proof that Correa is too cozy with the guerrillas, a claim he dismisses.
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