Sheikh Mohamed, Netanyahu nominated for Nobel Peace Prize after Peace Accord

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for their contribution in reaching the historic peace accord between the two countries.

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The nomination had been made by past winner Lord David Trimble, former first minister of Northern Ireland.

The former first minister of Northern Ireland Trimble won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his endeavors to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland. As Trimble himself is the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, he holds the privilege to nominate others for the prize. Meanwhile, the Nobel Prize Committee will review Sheikh Mohamed’s and Netanyahu’s nominations.

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, centre, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani stand on the Blue Room Balcony during the signing ceremony. AP Photo

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