The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the European Union was a recognition of its historic role in promoting peace and reconciliation:
This award recognises the EU’s historic role in promoting peace and reconciliation in Europe, particularly through its enlargement to Central and Eastern Europe. The EU must always strive to preserve and strengthen those achievements for the future.
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