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Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has welcomed former Farc rebels as they took their seats at the opening session of parliament.
He said he was happy to see ex-rebels who fought the state for over five decades now respecting the constitution.
The new members of congress took up their seats on Friday as part of the peace deal reached in 2016.
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