January 26, 2021, 13:40

Israel’s Netanyahu, UAE Crown Prince Nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Israel’s Netanyahu, UAE Crown Prince Nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

TEL AVIV (Sputnik) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan have been nominated for next year’s Nobel Peace Prize for their roles in establishing diplomatic ties between the countries, Netanyahu’s office said on Tuesday.

“Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lord David Trimble, today, submitted the candidacy of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the Nobel Peace Prize, together with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed,” the prime minister’s office said in a statement.

Trimble, the former first minister of Northern Ireland, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland. The Nobel Prize Committee will review Netanyahu’s and Al Nahyan’s candidacies since Trimble himself is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, which gives him the privilege of nominating others.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Lord William David Trimble for their path-breaking peace deal.https://t.co/SI1gH8K7ys

— Aviva Klompas (@AvivaKlompas) November 24, 2020

​On September 15, the UAE and Israel signed a historic US-brokered peace agreement, which envisaged establishing diplomatic ties and full normalization of relations between the countries, which had been earlier marred by the Arab-Israeli confrontation triggered by the Palestine issue.

Sourse: sputniknews.com

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