Colombians are celebrating as peace has finally come Colombia. Colombia's government signed a peace deal the rebel group FARC. The deal ends 52 years fighting, during which 220,000 people died and millions had to leave their homes. The deal comes after two years talks the two sides. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos called the deal, "the beginning the end to the suffering, pain and tragedy war". A spokesman for the Colombian government said: "The war is over but also there is a new beginning. This agreement opens the door a more inclusive society." Both sides will now work together justice the victims of the conflict and to build a stable and lasting peace.
FARC is Revolutionary Armed Forces Colombia. It was formed the Cold War to fight for farmers and workers. It started its fight the Colombian government 1964. It will now take part the legal and political process to shape Colombia's future. In Bogota, the capital city, thousands of people came to celebrate the news the peace deal. One Colombian, Orlando Guevara, 57, told the Associated Press news agency: "I can die peace because finally I'll see my country violence, with a future for my children." The next step is for the Colombian people to vote the peace deal on the 2nd of October. President Santos said: "It will be the most important election our lives."