El aim of the organization called Autodefensas Gaitanistas of Colombia will ensure that the Government feels to talk to them
They did not give specific times or to end a negotiation presumed swampy and long dates more complex than that of an Farc . In a press conference held this morning at the Presidential Palace Frank Pearl , chief negotiator of Government , only Asegur not empezarn formally the peace process until all hostages Army national Liberation (ELN) estn free . No mention that there is no certainty about the number of people that the terrorist group remains in power.
Precis, that s, that the agenda “has a lot of work behind, we are not starting from scratch” to tackle those who predict an extended period by the ambiguity of the joint communique who make public yesterday the government and the ELN, and the characteristics of the terrorist group, which claims to be more ideological and political their colleagues the Farc .
Pearl explained that the delegates of the second largest in the country guerrilla they will have all the guarantees to move through the passes where discurran the Ecuador, Venezuela, Cuba and other conversations – because Colombia suspend capture orders . What is qu Aclar not happen if Washington, for example, a republican government came not as favorable to negotiations and requested the detention of the leaders of the ELN, accused of crimes against humanity and drug trafficking. Or if countries other than Cuba and Venezuela , where justice is part of the Executive, podrn act idntico to Castro and Chavez regimes. “At the moment there are permits for eight or nine representatives of the ELN move by Venezuela”, they revealed the government negotiators. Permits facing the galley because the dome of the ELN resides much of his days in Venezuela and use its territory as a sanctuary, with the green light from the National Guard and the Chavista leadership.
Regarding the way that coordinarn negotiations ELN with the FARC, since its members agree in many regions and sometimes perform attacks together, Pearl argued that no hablarn of anything cooked in negotiations Havana because it is “a different FARC process because they are different organizations.” For the ELN, AFIRM, “the forms are more important than the bottom.”
refers to the ELN want society to participate so more direct in their dialogues that are open, something Bern define the parties.
While in Bogot the meeting unfolded with journalists, which was very short and superficial to the multitude of open unknowns, in other areas of the country are Hacan feel the Autodefensas Gaitanistas of Colombia , as he calls himself a mafia gang, heir to the paramilitaries, who also responds to the names “Los Urabeos” or “suga Clan”. Is led by Otoniel suga, the most-wanted drug trafficker Colombia, which have protected the FARC and ELN also is a partner in the drug business. They called an “armed strike” -must cease all activity or are attacked-in numerous municipalities in northern Colombia.
Your goal will ensure that the Government feels to talk to them as it does with the guerrillas. Like the subversive groups, they have enormous power in certain regions, have an army of about three thousand men and support of people living in illegal activities such as mining and coca. Coupled with the fact that seal pacts with the guerrillas to produce and export cocaine.
Therefore, for several years, Otoniel suga , as before pretendi alias “Don Mario”, now under arrest, they believe they have the same rights to sign with the Executive a policy exit their war. It would be difficult to achieve both FARC and ELN because, who deny having links with suga, end this newspaper confirmed in several locations, demanding that the government put an end to l and similar bands.