Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime foes who fought a border war from 1998 to 2000, restored relations in July 2018 after years of hostility.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

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Updated: Oct 11, 2019, 02:41 PM IST

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea.

Ethiopia and Eritrea, longtime foes who fought a border war from 1998 to 2000, restored relations in July 2018 after years of hostility.

The prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns, or around $900,000, will be presented in Oslo on December 10.