US President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2021 by the Norwegian Nobel Committee for his role in assisting with broker Israel-United Arab Emirates (UAE) peace deal. If Trump wins, he will follow the footsteps of Barack Obama, his forerunner, and political enemy. Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people”.
Donald Trump’s nomination additionally comes only in front of US presidential polls and crushing Covid emergency that has the USA topping the list of worst-hit countries.
The Israel-UAE peace deal was reported on August 13 by the White House following year and a half of talks. With the deal, the Gulf state consented to typical relations with Israel, while Israel consented to proceed with plans to suspend its annexation of the West Bank. Donald Trump proposed a peace plan in January that vigorously preferred the Israelis, yet it has not progressed in any critical manner. Trump on September 15 will hold a signing ceremony for a groundbreaking Middle East agreement normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
His nomination has unquestionably caused a stir and individuals are reprimanding 2020 for drawing out a wide range of events occurring.
The nomination was presented by Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a Norwegian parliamentarian to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. “It is for his contribution to peace between Israel and the UAE. It is a unique deal,” Christian Tybring-Gjedde told the reporter.
“No matter how Trump acts at home and what he says at press conferences, he has absolutely a chance at getting the Nobel Peace Prize,” Tybring-Gjedde, told The Associated Press.
Prior, Tybring-Gjedde nominated Donald Trump for the award for his diplomatic efforts with North Korea. In February 2019 Trump said he had the right to be awarded the Peace Prize for his work on North Korea and Syria, however he complained he most likely could never get the honor.
“They gave it to Obama. He didn’t even know what he got it for. He was there for about 15 seconds and he got the Nobel Prize. He said, ‘Oh, what did I get it for?’” Donald Trump grumbled.
“With me, I probably will never get it.”
Donald Trump claimed he saved 3 million individuals living in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib region from being killed after he cautioned Russia, Iran, and the Syrian government against a planned offensive.
“Nobody talks about that,” he complained.
A month ago, Trump took to Twitter to declare the “historic deal” struck among Israel and UAE, one which the United States had helped broker.
“Trump administration played a key role in the establishment of relations between The UAE and Israel,” he told the reporter.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee doesn’t openly comment on nominees. Under its standards, the data is needed to be left well enough alone for 50 years.
Israel and the United Arab Emirates on August 13 struck a historic deal focused on completely normalizing relations between the two Middle Eastern countries. The declaration of the deal, which the United States helped broker, was made by US President Donald Trump.
On August 13, Donald Trump had declared the United Arab Emirates and Israel’s agreement to set up full diplomatic ties as a major aspect of a deal to stop the annexation of involved land looked for by the Palestinians for their future state.
The declaration makes the UAE the first Gulf Arab state to do as such and just the third Arab country to have active diplomatic connections to Israel.
“HUGE breakthrough today! Historic Peace Agreement between our two GREAT friends, Israel and the United Arab Emirates,” Donald Trump tweeted. Under the peace deal, Israel has agreed to suspend pronouncing sovereignty over the territories laid out in Trump’s ‘Vision for Peace’.
The joint statement said the three heads had “agreed to the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.”
“This historic diplomatic breakthrough will advance peace in the Middle East region and is a testament to the bold diplomacy and vision of the three leaders and the courage of the United Arab Emirates and Israel to chart a new path that will unlock the great potential in the region,” the statement said.
“It is now to hope that the Nobel Committee can consider what Trump has achieved internationally and that it does not stumble in established prejudice against the US President,” Tybring-Gjedde said in a Facebook post.
“As it is expected other Middle Eastern countries will follow in the footsteps of the UAE, this agreement could be a game changer that will turn the Middle East into a region of cooperation and prosperity,” Tybring-Gjedde wrote in his nomination letter to the Nobel Committee.
Former US President Barack Obama won the prize in 2009 only months into his first term in office. The winner will be reported on October 9 in Oslo.
Among Arab countries, Egypt and Jordan have active diplomatic ties with Israel. In 1979, Egypt made a peace deal with Israel, followed by Jordan in 1994.
Donald Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize nomination comes only weeks before the critical US presidential elections, where the Republican’s presidential applicant is running a politically charged campaign against his adversary Joe Biden.
On November 3, 2020, Americans will head to the polls and vote to elect a new government for the next four years or re-elect the Donald Trump for a second term.