Item 740 - Statement on Nobel Peace Prize 1998 Awarded to John Hume and David Trimble

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Statement on Nobel Peace Prize 1998 Awarded to John Hume and David Trimble


  • 1998-10-16 (Creation)

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Transcription of speech made by Mr Mandela

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(18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

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Migrated from the Nelson Mandela Speeches Database (Sep-2018).

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South African Government Information Website

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Award of Nobel Peace Prize 1998

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President Nelson Mandela today reacted as follows to the Nobel Peace Prize announcement:
"On behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, and on my own behalf, I would like to express my sincere congratulations to John Hume and David Trimble on being awarded the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize. I reiterate my hope that Northern Ireland will become a shining beacon of peace to the international community and trust that the recipients of this year's prize will by their actions and example contribute to this process."

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Acquisition method: From website ; Source: South African Government Information Website. Accessioned on 14/12/06 by Helen Joannides




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