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The Colombian President received the Nobel peace prize

Президент Колумбии получил Нобелевскую премию мираHuang Manuel Santos was awarded a gold medal, a certificate and a cheque for 8 million Swedish kronor.

In the Norwegian capital Oslo ceremony awarding the Nobel peace prize to the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos.

He received a gold medal, a certificate and a cheque for 8 million Swedish kronor (about 870 thousand dollars).

Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Nobel peace prize for resolving the conflict with the guerrillas of the Revolutionary armed forces (FARC). Was completed the 52-year-old war, which killed more than 200 thousand people, and another 6 million were displaced.
In accepting the award, President Santos said that it is a “gift from heaven”.

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Tonight in Stockholm will award the other Nobel laureates this year.

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