Given his efforts in reaching the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, US President, Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
A member of the Norwegian Parliament, Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who submitted Trump’s nomination said the President has done more in ensuring peace between nations than most other Peace Prize nominees.
Tybring further cited Trump’s role in facilitating contact between India and Pakistan as well as his efforts at resolving the conflict between North and South Korea.
However, Tybring who is also chairman to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly revealed that though he is not a big Trump supporter, Trump has done a lot to foster peace in the world compared to former US president Barack Obama who won in 2009.
Tybring, who listed the three conditions Trump had met to win the peace prize, said the US president has achieved fellowship among nations through negotiations.
He added that Trump has reduced the number of troops in the Middle East and also promoted peace congresses given his tremendous efforts towards brokering peace.
He urged the committee to look at the facts and judge him on the facts and not on the way he behaves sometimes adding that the people who have received the Peace Prize in recent years have done much less than Trump.
Meanwhile, the Nobel Peace prize committee in 2009 later revealed the reason for awarding Obama the Nobel peace prize.
The committee said the former US president was awarded for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.
Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is selected by a panel of five members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee which is appointed by the Parliament of Norway.
The 2021 winner of the prize which is one of the five Nobel Prizes, alongside Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Chemistry and Physics will not be announced until October next year.
Everyevery.ng gathered that the four U.S. presidents who have won the Nobel Peace Prize are Barack Obama (2009), Theodore Roosevelt (1906), President Woodrow Wilson (1920) and President Jimmy Carter in 2002.
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