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Colombian president Santos comes to the White House




Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos talks during an interview at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. President Santos is hoping the U.S. will suspend drug warrants against guerrilla commanders and remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia from a list of terrorist groups to help cinch a peace deal with Latin America’s insurgency. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos talks during an interview at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. President Santos is hoping the U.S. will suspend drug warrants against guerrilla commanders and remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia from a list of terrorist groups to help cinch a peace deal with Latin America’s insurgency. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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President Barack Obama meets with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos today at the White House. They'll mark 15 years of a partnership called "Plan Colombia." 

The deal was struck at a time when the South American country was on the verge of collapse. 

It's a pact that you don't hear a lot about, but it's played a significant role in restoring the Colombian economy while helping stem the flow of illegal drugs into the US. 

Where does the plan go from here? Take Two put that question to BBC Colombia's Natalio Cosoy.

Press the blue play button above to hear the interview.