Published On: Wed, Jul 15th, 2015

Kerry, Iran’s Zarif Recommended for Nobel Peace Prize

Despite nuclear arms race threat, Swedish think-tank recommends Kerry and Zarif for prize for 'single-most important agreement in decades.'

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Critics accuse US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of having sealed a nuclear deal on Tuesday that will lead to a regional nuclear arms race in the Middle East – but the two may be on their way to winning a Nobel Peace Prize.

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI),  a leading Swedish think-tank, has recommended Kerry and Zarif for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for their leading roles in the nuclear deal, reports the International Business Times on Wednesday.

Tariq Rauf, director of SIPRI’s Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Program and formerly chief of Verification and Security Policy at the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 2002 to 2011, said the two deserved a Nobel prize… READ MORE

Arutz Sheva by Ari Yashar

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