Trump Receives Nobel Peace Prize Nomination

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     TRIUMPHANT Trump hailed his'special bond with Kim after their summit

US President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un met on June 12 during a historic summit between the two countries to discuss the future of their relations and North Korea's nuclear program.

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to someone "who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses", according to the prize's website.

Lawmakers and academics from around the world can send nominations for the Nobel Prize. The prize would be next year's because the deadline for this year has already passed.

Amundsen nominated Trump along with his fellow Progress Party colleague Christian Tybring-Gjedde. Dems lack heir apparent this time MORE lands the Nobel Peace Prize after his landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday. Two Norwegian lawmakers have nominated Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize.

Some Republicans have floated Trump's name for the Nobel Prize in recent months as he worked towards negotiations with North Korea.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in also said in April that Trump is worthy of the Nobel prize for jump-starting the peace talks with North Korea.

"Since taking office, President Trump has worked tirelessly to apply maximum pressure on North Korea to end its illicit weapons programs and bring peace to the region".

A group of US lawmakers recently announced that they had also nominated Trump.

Former recipients have included Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, Malala Yousafzai, Nelson Mandela, and Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama.

Trump has been cited as a possible nominee since Kim ended a series of provocative threats and missile tests past year.

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