The Colombians rejected the referendum on Sunday on a peace agreement between the government and the former rebel group FARC, which is 4 years sought negotiations.
The end result is 50,22% of the electorate voted against. The popularity of President Juan Manuel Santos has suffered because of the transaction. Also known as the Revolutionary armed forces of Colombia, FARC leadership has released a statement expressing sorrow at the vote.
"With today's result, we know that our goal as a political movement even more grandiose and powerful. The FARC supports the will of the world and the disposition to use only words as weapons to build the future," the statement said.
The rebels and the Colombian government, with assistance from the international leaders have to go back to the drawing Board to rethink the world in which rule extortion and kidnapping.
The results of the referendum on the website of the elections show that 99,91% of surveys and 50,22% of the voters voted "no", a total of 6,430,708 votes. Torrential rains that brought hurricane Matthew prevented the voters in the coastal areas to reach polling stations.
In a televised address to the nation, Santos said he will continue to fight for peace and called on Colombians not to allow the results of the vote undermines the stability of the country. "We all want peace," he said.
"I hear those who said no and those who said Yes, and we all want peace. Tomorrow we get all our political parties together to continue dialogue and search for alternative solutions to the world. I'm not going to give up, I will continue to fight for peace, " the President said.
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