The Conservative party claims it has been excluded from the different negotiation tables and working committees surrounding the peace talks unlike other political sectors.
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According to Conservative Party president David Barguil, his party has been excluded in spite of its support for the peace talks.
“We express our concern over the exclusion of the Conservative Party in the peace process, on tables and working committees that address important issues such as victims and reconstruction of historical memory of the conflict,” Assis said.
The Conservative leader said his party independently created a peace commission to study the preliminary agreements made in Havana between the government and the FARC.
Results of their studies will be brought before the National Peace Council at a future meeting.
The government and the FARC have been negotiating since 2012 and have recently published preliminary agreements on a rural reform, how to combat illicit crops and political participation of demobilized guerrillas. They are currently discussing victims’ reparations with contributions from victims of the conflict attending the meeting in Havana.