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Colombian FARC rebels say captured US soldier, offer his release

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Colombia's leftist FARC rebels said Friday they captured a US soldier last month and are offering his release as a "gesture" toward peace with Bogota.

The rebels said in a statement on their website that Kevin Scott Sutay was seized on June 20 and that they have "made the political decision to release him as a gesture in the context of the peace talks" with the government.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130720/colombian-farc-rebels-say-captured-us-soldier-offer-his-release