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The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature. Since March 1901, it has been awarded annually to those who have "done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses".
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Full text of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize citationThe Norwegian Nobel Committee, which on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, released the following statement:
Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace PrizeThe Norwegian Nobel Committee has named Abiy Ahmed as the winner of the 2019 Peace Prize.
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