Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly nominated President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize on the request of the U.S. government.
The report came after Trump claimed on Friday that Abe had nominated him for a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to reach a peace agreement with North Korea.
“In fact, I think I can say this. Prime Minister Abe of Japan gave me the most beautiful copy of a letter that he sent to the people who give out a thing called the Nobel [Peace] Prize,” Trump said while speaking at the White House Rose Garden. “He said, ‘I have nominated you … respectfully on behalf of Japan. I am asking them to give you the Nobel Peace Prize.’ ”
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