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ETA truce draws cautious response

The Basque separatist group ETA says Friday will mark the end of an era in Spain after it announced that it never again will resort to violence. But the group’s announcement has drawn a cautious reaction from Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, who last year offered talks if ETA gave up violence. “After so many years of horror and terror it will be a long and difficult process,” Zapatero, who has put devolving more power to Spain’s regions high on his agenda, told parliament, according to a report from Reuters. Zapatero did not say if or when his socialist government might talk to ETA, according to Reuters. Full Story

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