BBC News | 8/10/2010 12:00:00 AM
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.
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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