Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

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This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos “for his resolute efforts” to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, the Nobel Committee has announced in Norway’s capital, Oslo.

Manuel Santos received the renowned prize for strenghthenning a peace accord with FARC rebels back in September this year. However, in a gripping turn of events, the deal in a national referendum was eventually rejected by the Colombians.

Wefornews bureau

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