Ministry of National Defense (Colombia)

The Ministry of National Defence (Spanish: Ministerio de Defensa Nacional), is the national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the armed forces of Colombia, similar to the defense ministries in other countries. It is composed by the National Army, National Armada and Air Force and the National Police.

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    the eave-drops fall
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