Nobel Prize foundation rescinds invitations to Russia, Iran, and Belarus after backlash

Posted on AllSides September 2nd, 2023
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The foundation behind the Nobel Peace Prize rescinded their invitations to the December ceremony for ambassadors from Russia, Belarus, and Iran after facing backlash over their initial decision to include the countries. The Nobel Foundation announced Saturday that it would rescind the invitations after Swedish officials, including Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson, condemned the move. Other representatives of Sweden’s major political parties announced they would boycott the event if the countries attended. “We recognise the strong reactions in Sweden,” the foundation said in a statement on Saturday. “We, therefore, choose...

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