Colombia's FARC guerrillas will on Saturday release an army general whose capture has derailed peace negotiations, President Juan Manuel Santos announced, saying the necessary security protocols were in place.
"In accordance with the protocols, this can be done on Saturday. So it will happen Saturday," Santos said Wednesday. In addition to General Ruben Alzate, the leftist rebels will also release two army captives taken alongside him, Corporal Jorge Rodriguez and adviser Gloria Urrego.
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