Nobel winner Santos
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos accepts the canadian goose jacket 2016 Nobel Peace Prize and expresses canada goose replica hope to move forward with Canada Goose Outlet a peace process. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
STORY: Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday (October 7) for his efforts to end buy canada goose jacket cheap a 52 year old war with Marxist rebels, a surprise choice and a show of support after cheap Canada Goose Colombians Canada Goose Parka rejected a peace accord canada goose outlet store locations last Sunday.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee 2018 canada goose outlet said Santos had brought one of the longest civil wars in modern history significantly closer to canada cheap Canada Goose Parkas goose coats on sale a peaceful solution, but there was still a danger the peace process could collapse.
Speaking in goosesale Bogota, canada goose clearance sale Santos accepted the award on behalf of canada goose all Colombians, especially those who Canada Goose sale have perished canada goose deals in the country’s conflict.
“This morning, very early, my canada goose coats son Martin woke me to tell me the decision that of the committee in Norway to grant me the Nobel Peace Prize. I have infinite gratitude, with all my heart, for this Canada Goose Online honorable distinction. I don’t canada goose outlet toronto factory receive this in my name, but in Canada Goose online the name of all Colombians, especially the millions of victims from this conflict we have been suffering for more than 50 years. Colombians, this is for you. It’s for the victims, so there’s not even one more victim. No one else should die. We should reconcile, come together, to culminate this process and start to construct a stable and lasting peace,” he said.
The award excluded Canada Goose Jackets FARC guerrilla leader Rodrigo Londono, better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, who signed the peace accord with Santos in Cartagena on Sept. 26.
Santos has promised to revive the plan even though Colombians narrowly rejected it in a referendum on Sunday. buy canada goose jacket Many voters believed it was too lenient on the canada goose clearance FARC guerrillas.
Among the critics have been Santos’s canada goose store predecessor, President Alvaro Uribe. He sent out a tweet of measured congratulations.
“I congratulate the Nobel Committee for (awarding) President (Juan Manuel) Santos. I hope that he seeks to Canada Goose Coats On Sale change the agreements that are damaging to democracy.”
More than 220,000 people have died on canada goose black friday sale the battlefield or in massacres during the struggle between leftist guerrillas, right wing paramilitaries and government troops.
Millions have been displaced and many beg on the streets of the capital, while economic potential has been held up in the mostly rural nation.