Colombians Reject EU Migrants Deal in Referendum

Colombians Reject EU Migrants Deal in Referendum

Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with FARC Rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.24% voting against it.

The deal was signed last week by president Juan Manuel Santos and FARC Leader Timoleon Jimenez after nearly four years of negotiations.

But it needed to be ratified by Colombians in order to come into force.

addressing the nation, president Santos said he accepted the result but would continue working to achieve peace.

Meanwhile the FARC Leader, known as Timochenko, said the group remained committed to securing an end to the war.

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