US President Donald Trump Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize
US President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 for helping broker a deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates,his name has been nominated by a Norwegian lawmaker, this is the second time he has put forward the US president for the honour.
Thousands of people are eligible to nominate candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize, including members of parliaments and governments, university professors and past laureates.
“It is for his contribution for peace between Israel and the UAE. It is a unique deal,” Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of parliament for the right-wing Progress Party, told the news agency Reuters.
Last year Trump had shown his interest over Nobel prize as he said that he deserved to be awarded the Peace Prize for his work on North Korea and Syria,.
Former President Barack Obama, a nemesis of Trump, won the prize in 2009 just months into his first term in office.