Four Share Nobel Peace Prize for Iran Deal

A report from the future: in a ceremony last night, the 2015 prize was awarded to Barack Obama, John Kerry, Mohammed Zarif, and Hassan Rouhani. (Or was it?)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sits across from Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif during a meeting on Iran’s nuclear program in Vienna, Austria, on 30 June 2015. Photo by U.S. Department of State /Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sits across from Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif during a meeting on Iran’s nuclear program in Vienna, Austria, on 30 June 2015. Photo by U.S. Department of State /Anadolu Agency/Getty Images.

Observation
Oct. 8 2015
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Edward Grossman’s journalism and fiction have been published in English, Hebrew, Arabic, French, Swedish, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.


OSLO, Norway (AP) — In a ceremony last night, the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Barack Obama, John Kerry, Mohammed Zarif, and Hassan Rouhani. The event, held in the Oslo city hall, marked the first time the prize has been shared by four winners. It was given in recognition of these men’s roles in crafting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Vienna Protocols.

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