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Workers expect the Duque administration to endorse the pre-agreements as soon as possible to formalize the beginning of the emergency requests negotiation.
After a 12-hours meeting on Monday, the National Strike Committee and representatives of President Ivan Duque presented to the country a document with the "pre-agreement" reached during their first stage of talks.
Police brutality in Bogota on May 24. The meme reads, "SOS Colombia human rights. ESMAD uses excessive force against protesters and human rights organizations."
Referring to the pre-agreement reached, the social leaders said that it will allow them to begin negotiations on the emergency requests presented by the National Strike Committee and, also, "the sectorial and regional negotiations with our strike committees".
Workers expect the Duque administration to endorse the pre-agreements as soon as possible to formalize the beginning of the negotiation.
Since April 28, the National Strike has been harshly repressed by the police, who have been unable to prevent Colombians from taking to the streets for 27 consecutive days to protest against neoliberal policies.