Duque wins the first round of the first presidential elections held since Colombia’s peace treaty was signed. He will now face off against leftist former rebel Gustavo Petro.
More than 30 former guerrillas face allegations of war crimes during five decades of bloody conflict. The historic tribunal was founded under a peace deal.
Conservative Ivan Duque has won the presidential runoff. The pro-business candidate has said he would alter some of the terms of the 2016 peace deal with FARC which ended decades of conflict in the South American state.
The offer comes as political violence by criminal groups threatens peace in the country. Gangs formed from right-wing paramiltary groups are blamed for much of the violence targeting rights activists.
Conservative candidate Ivan Duque has prevailed in Colombia's presidential election with 39 percent of the vote, though he fell short of the margin needed to avoid a runoff. Gustavo Petro landed in second place.
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