Santos: No media show for ex-Marine's handover

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Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:00 am

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia's president says he refuses to let the country's main rebel group make a media event of the release of a 26-year-old former U.S. Marine.

President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that he will not allow former Sen. Piedad Cordoba, a longtime go-between favored by the insurgents, or any other public figure participate in the release.

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