The guerrilla calling director of the DAS, María del Pilar Hurtado, wanted to make sure the guerrillas handing over the hostages wouldn’t be extradited to the United States.Uribe, on a visit to Pereira, said the rebels releasing hostages wouldn’t be sent to the United States. “I told the director of DAS: send them a letter that I am committed not to extradite them”, El Espectador quotes the President saying.Colombia’s High Commissioner of Peace, Luis Carlos Restrepo, reportedly also received calls from guerrillas considering to release hostages, but wanting to be sure they wouldn’t go to jail.”Free the hostages and we immediately put you on a plane to go overseas,” the President said.Uribe wouldn’t say the level of the calling guerrilla inside the FARC.
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