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Colombia pauses buying Israeli weapons and president calls war in Gaza ‘genocide’

Colombia pauses buying Israeli weapons and president calls war in Gaza ‘genocide’

  • Israel had earlier suspended security exports to Colombia in a diplomatic spat over online messages by Colombia’s president against Israel’s siege of Gaza
  • Colombia, a key US ally and one of Israel’s closest partners in Latin America, but ties cooled since Gustavo Petro became the country’s first leftist president in 2022
By AP ·