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US President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. This was introduced on Wednesday, September 9, by the member of the Storting (parliament) of Norway, Christian Tibring-Gedde, representing the populist Progress Party. He mentioned that he despatched a corresponding software to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

According to the parliamentarian, Trump’s candidacy needs to be thought-about in recognition of his efforts “to attain a peace settlement between the UAE and Israel, which opens up alternatives for peace within the Middle East.” “No matter how Trump behaves domestically and what he says at press conferences, he certainly has a chance to win the Nobel Peace Prize,” says Christian Tibring-Gedde.

The head of the White House introduced on August 13 that Israel and the UAE, by means of the mediation of Washington, had reached an settlement on the entire normalization of bilateral relations, after which the financial boycott by Abu Dhabi was terminated.

In 2019, Trump was nominated by Abe

The deadline for nominations for this 12 months expired on 1 February. In 2020, the committee acquired 318 nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize, with 211 instances for people and 107 for organizations.

In 2019, Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This was preceded by the primary ever summit assembly of the heads of the DPRK and the United States – Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump.

Following Obama

The web site of the Nobel Committee notes that the applicant may be nominated for the prize by any individual “who meets the standards.” In explicit, it may be the present head of state or authorities, a consultant of the nationwide parliament. Disclosure of details about candidates who won’t obtain the award is permissible solely after 50 years.

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded yearly in Oslo to people and organizations that, in accordance with the committee, have made an excellent contribution to peace.

In October 2009, this prestigious award was acquired by Barack Obama, then the US President. According to many consultants, he acquired the award thanks largely to his pledge to cut back nuclear arsenals.

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