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

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

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

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Swedish foreign minister: EU 'highly deserved winners'

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

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

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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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