Friday, October 9, 2009

Barack Obama wins the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize

Amazingly, the US President Barack Obama just won the Nobel Peace Prize 2009. The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced at 11 a.m CET that President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2009 for his extraordinary struggle to tighten the world diplomacy and relations between people, therefore he became $1.4 million richer. The list of nominees for this year (2009) Nobel Peace Prize included 172 people and 33 organizations.
Text of 2009 Nobel Peace Prize citation for President Barack Obama:
"The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009 is to be awarded to President Barack Obama for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples. The Committee has attached special importance to Obama's vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons.

Video announcement Barack Obama winner of Nobel Peace Prize 2009.


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