Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has proposed, according to one report, at the explicit request of the US President, Donald Trump for the Nobel peace prize. Washington had felt in Tokyo, according to Trumps the first summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, whether or not a nomination by Abe to be possible, reported the Japanese newspaper "Asahi Shimbun" on Sunday. Abe suggested that Trump now officially, which boasted already open to the public.
The newspaper, citing a non-closer-called source in the Japanese government. Trump had reported on Friday, with the Pride of it, to be for the Nobel peace prize have been suggested. Abe sent him a copy of the five-page nomination letter to the Nobel Committee, said the US President. The Japanese head of government had appreciated the efforts to defuse tensions with North Korea.
Abe told him that he had him "in very high esteem in the name of Japan" for the Nobel peace prize proposed, Trump said in front of journalists at the White house. "I'll get him probably never. That's okay," said the US President at the same time, to its rather low chances.More about
U.S. President Trump: Abe suggested me because of North Korea for the Nobel prize
The United States want North Korea to give up its nuclear Arsenal, which threatened, among other things, the U.S.-ally Japan. Trump and Kim had agreed at their first summit last June on a "denuclearization" to clarify, however, what exactly is to be understood, and how they could be achieved. A second summit is in a week and a half in Vietnam. (AFP)