Norwegian lawmaker nominated US President Donald Trump for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for mediating relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel.
According to the reports, Norwegian MP and leader of the right-wing Progressive Party Tybring-Gjedde has nominated the US President for the world’s highest award, his second nomination.
This nomination is for their efforts for peace between Israel and the United Arab Emirates because it is a unique agreement, Christian Tibering told the media.
It may be recalled that on August 13, the UAE announced the establishment of friendly relations with Israel, two weeks after which the Israeli and US delegations arrived in the UAE for the first time to finalize the agreement via Israeli commercial flight.
He said he nominated Trump this year because he withdrew US troops from Iraq.
According to the report, the Norwegian Nobel Committee, which finalized the names, declined to comment.
Tybring nominated Trump for the Nobel Prize in 2019 for North Korea’s diplomatic efforts.
Donald Trump said last year that he deserved the Peace Prize for his efforts in North Korea and Syria but complained that the award would probably not be given to him.
Last year, a Japanese newspaper also claimed that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated Trump for the Nobel Prize at the request of the United States.
Trump, meanwhile, told reporters at the White House that the Japanese prime minister had written five pages, which is a good thing.
According to media reports, the US government had said that the Japanese Prime Minister had nominated Trump for the Peace Prize after meeting with North Korean President Kim Jong Un.
Thousands of people, including members of parliament, government officials, university professors and past Nobel laureates, are eligible for the Nobel Peace Prize.
The deadline for nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize 2020 was June 31, and this year’s winners will be announced on October 9 in Oslo, Norway.
Trump’s political rival and former President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 and this was the beginning of his first term.
In addition to Obama, two former US presidents, Rose Welt and Woodrow Wilson, have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Last year, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abi Ahmed was awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to bring peace to Eritrea.