• Unfortunately, my rivals are spreading all kinds of suspicions for political reasons that are absolutely not true. They've tried accusing me of agreeing to dismantle the army, of jeopardizing private property, of giving the pensions of policemen to the guerillas - all kinds of lies. What they want is for people to be afraid of peace.

    "'Waging War Is More Popular than Negotiating'". Interview with Juliane von Mittelstaedt and Helene Zuber, May 21, 2014.
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