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Petro to abolish conscription in Colombia

Colombian Interior Minister Alfonso Prada has announced the decision of Gustavo Petro's government to abolish conscription as part of a process that will take place in the Colombian Congress.

The process will take place through the extension of Law 418 (on public order), which allows the government to negotiate with organized armed groups.

"The government and its bank in Congress will present two initiatives for peace."

"The first is the expansion of the Public Order Law and its chapter on peace policy, in which we will abolish conscription, among other things, to allow young people to opt for social . . .

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