World Accepts Obama Nobel Peace Prize with Skepticism & PraiseOctober 9th, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar,
Washington, 9 October (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has won Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. According to the reports of one senior administration official, the US President was humbled to receive this great honor.
2009 Nobel Peace Prize for Barack Obama has been accepted with praises as well as skepticism by a surprised world. While announcing this honor, Norwegian Nobel Committee praised Obama for his, “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” Jens Stoltenberg, the Norwegian Prime Minister had referred to works of Obama for disarmament and peace. He said that this prize is exciting and at the same time surprising. In his speech, he stated that it is to be observed whether Obama can succeed with nuclear disarmament, peace and reconciliation.
The reports of the sources shows that people across the world has accepted Obama’s receiving of Nobel Peace Prize with delight. Joso Barosso, the President of European Commission said this Prize is “a tribute to President Obama’s commitment to the values of peace and progress of humanity.”
Barack Obama’s family in Kenya stated that awarding of President Obama with Nobel Peace Prize has honored them. The step brother of the president has congratulated him for winning the prize.
Aide to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the President of Iran in his interview to AFP told that awarding of Nobel Peace Prize should prompt Barack Obama to work for ending injustice that has been prevailing in the world.
Some has been skeptic about Obama’s receiving of Nobel Peace Prize. The President who was woke up with the great news of receiving Nobel Peace Prize was extremely humble for being honored.
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