US President, Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
This development occurred after President Trump helped broker a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
According to Evening Standard, it was revealed on Wednesday that President Trump was put forward for nomination by Right-wing Norwegian politician Christian Tybring-Gjedde.
Tybring-Gjedde told Fox News that the nomination it relates to the “historic peace agreement” between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
Speaking further Tybring-Gjedde said, “For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than most other Peace Prize nominees,”
In his nomination letter, Mr Tybring-Gjedde said the Trump administration played a critical role in the establishment of relations between Israel and the UAE.
He wrote: “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.”
The politician also said Mr Trump played a “key role in facilitating contact between conflicting parties and… creating new dynamics in other protracted conflicts, such as the Kashmir border dispute between India and Pakistan, and the conflict between North and South Korea, as well as dealing with the nuclear capabilities of North Korea.”