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Donald Trump’s son-in-law and former white counselor was picked up alongside his deputy, Avi Berkowitz, by a lawyer for the former US president. Former officials join teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg on the list of nominations for their work toward the Abraham Agreements.
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab hailed the four peace treaties between Israel and the Arab Gulf states as a “vital step” towards peace in the Middle East.
Alan Dershowitz, who defended Trump during his first impeachment trial, has also recognized former US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, and former Israeli ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, for their role in signing the agreements.
However, he hinted that his choice might spark controversy in his letter to the Nobel Committee.
According to Reuters, Mr. Dershowitz wrote: “The Nobel Peace Prize is unpopular.
Nor is it an assessment of what the international community might think about those who helped bring peace.
“It is a prize for meeting the terrible criteria Alfred Nobel set in his will.”
The nomination proved controversial on social media platforms as Twitter users debated whether Mr. Kushner would receive the coveted award.
Someone said, “Anyone can nominate someone else for the Nobel Peace Prize. For all we know, Ivanka made the nomination.