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Colombia President Asked to Testify in Campaign Probe

AP Editors Friday, April 21, 2017

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's National Electoral Council is asking President Juan Manuel Santos to voluntarily testify in its investigation into whether his re-election campaign received contributions from the scandal-tarred Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

Council head Alexander Vega told reporters Thursday that Santos has been invited to "clarify acts related to his presidential campaign" on May 8. He said the president can appear in person or respond to questions in writing. ...

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