Because the Israeli Prime Minister and three others were nominated by a 1998 prize laureate, the Nobel committee is required to convene to consider the nominations.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was nominated Tuesday for the Nobel Peace Prize, for the recent string of peace deals between Israel and moderate Arab states.
The nomination was submitted by Lord David Trimble, a former North Irish lawmaker who was instrumental in the negotiations which led to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which effectively ended the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in North Ireland.
Trimble is himself a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, receiving the prize in 1998. Continue Reading »