Pro-independence Corsican group renounces armed struggle

(AGI) Ajaccio, June 25 - The FLNC, or National Front for theLiberation of Corsica, has announced it will lay down its arms.The FLNC was the main group advocating independence for theisland and starting in the 1970s launched hundreds of attacks.In a statement the group "has decided unilaterally to begin ademilitarization process... without preconditions." . .

(AGI) Ajaccio, June 25 - The FLNC, or National Front for theLiberation of Corsica, has announced it will lay down its arms.The FLNC was the main group advocating independence for theisland and starting in the 1970s launched hundreds of attacks.In a statement the group "has decided unilaterally to begin ademilitarization process... without preconditions." . .