Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali

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The 2019 Nobel Peace has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

Ahmed was cited for his efforts to realize peace and worldwide cooperation, and specifically for his decisive initiative to resolve the border battle with neighbouring Eritrea.

Berit Reiss-Andersen, the chairwoman of the five-member Norwegian Nobel Institute that awards the Nobel Peace Prize stated Ahmed was named for his strikes to finish his nation’s battle with subsequent door Eritrea inside months of coming to workplace in 2018. He signed a “Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship,” with Eritrean Prime Minister Isaias Afwerki.

Throughout the Nobel Peace Prize there’s a lengthy historical past of prizes going to statesmen related to ending conflicts, most lately Colombia’s Juan Manuel Santos who was awarded the prize in 2016 for serving to to convey his nation’s 50 yr civil conflict to an finish.