His presence at this event has a high symbolic value since it is the first time that he has accompanied the closing of a round of dialogue, which generates expectations about the content and scope of the agreements.
Previously, the Colombian Government announced that the bilateral ceasefire will be the key point of the agreements reached in this round of negotiations.
The Petro administration's chief negotiator Otty Patiño hopes the ceasefire includes the suspension of hostilities towards civilians such as forced confinement, displacement, and recruitment of minors.
Colombians have taken to the streets en masse across the country in the face of a looming right-wing coup and to support President Gustavo Petro's reforms. 400 political leaders worldwide signed a statement warning, “A soft coup is underway in Colombia.” #ALasCallesPorColombiapic.twitter.com/Ze0SoD6Gsu