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The Basque militant group is set to complete its dissolution at a peace conference in the French Basque Country a day after they released a "final declaration" recorded by a historic high-ranking ETA figure.
Created in 1959 at the height of Francisco Franco's dictatorship, the ETA was blamed for hundreds of killings and kidnappings in its fight for an independent Basque homeland in northern Spain and southwest France.
Senior ETA members including fugitives are expected to appear in a video declaring the end of their separatist campaign.
Formed during the rule of Franco, the Basque separatist group ETA is blamed for the deaths of more than 800 people, with the violence peaking in the 1980s and 1990s.
The meeting will take place in Cambo-les-Bains in southwest France, where the separatist group is expected to make a historic declaration that it is ending its fight in Spain's Basque Country.
After years of armed struggle against the Spanish state, ETA has unilaterally announced the complete dissolution of their military branch; a breakthrough for Basque society.
Following Spain's return to democracy in the 1970s, the Basque region gained more autonomy and the group's continued bombings and assassinations caused public support to wane.
ETA has been fighting Spain for an independent Basque state since the 1950s.
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