EU receives Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union has received the Nobel Peace Prize in honour of its peace-keeping since World War Two at a ceremony in Norway. David Cameron was not be among the European leaders who attended the ceremony.

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Politicians react to EU Nobel Peace Prize victory


67 constant years of peace in a turbulent and sometimes dangerous world. The #EU a worthy winner of the 2012 #nobelpeaceprize


EU awarded Nobel Prize? Hilarious! I don't suppose most Norwegian people share the Nobel committee's enthusiasm for the EU though....


Swedish foreign minister: EU 'highly deserved winners'


I warmly congratulate all of Europe and our peace to the Nobel Peace Price to the European Union. Highly deserved and highly important!


Worth noting that Nobel Committee says EU enlargement policies with Balkans and Turkey key part of its contribution to peace.


European Union wins Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union
The European Union Credit: Press Association.

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the European Union, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced today. Lars Bevanger said:

"The stabilising work of the European Union turned a continent of war into an continent of peace"

The committee praised the 27-nation EU for rebuilding after World War Two and for its role in spreading stability to former communist countries after the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall. The prize, worth $1.2 million, will be presented in Oslo on December 10.

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