Barosso: Nobel Peace Prize is a 'great honour'

The president of the European Commission has tweeted his reaction to the EU winning the Nobel Peace Prize:

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It is a great honour for the whole of the #EU, all 500 million citizens, to be awarded the 2012 #Nobel Peace prize.

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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.