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Marcel Dirsus said: “Germany relies on nuclear sharing within NATO to keep itself safe. The nuclear weapons are stationed in Germany and key to maintaining nuclear balance,” External link

TorontoStarFriday, October 6, 2017 6:03:00 PM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: "It is the firm conviction of the Norwegian Nobel Committee that ICAN, more than anyone else, has in the past year given the efforts to achieve a world without nuclear weapons a new direction and a new vigor," External link

wkbwFriday, October 6, 2017 9:51:00 PM CEST

Dmitry Peskov said: “consistent and active position aimed at the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. Russia is a responsible member of the nuclear club,” External link

tribuneFriday, October 6, 2017 1:53:00 PM CEST

Beatrice Fihn said: "This prize really is a tribute to the tireless efforts of many millions of campaigners and concerned citizens worldwide who, ever since the dawn of the atomic age, have loudly protested nuclear weapons, insisting that they can serve no legitimate purpose and must be forever banished from the face of our Earth," External link

arkansasonlineSaturday, October 7, 2017 11:19:00 AM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: "This year's Peace Prize is therefore also a call upon these states to initiate serious negotiations with a view to the gradual, balanced and carefully monitored elimination of the almost 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world," External link

independent-UKFriday, October 6, 2017 12:31:00 PM CEST

Thomas Nash says: "I don't think anyone was expecting this prize," "But it will be a huge boost to the efforts to get countries to sign and ratify the new international treaty to ban nuclear weapons" External link

newshubSaturday, October 7, 2017 8:43:00 AM CEST

Beatrice Fihn told (about Donald Trump): "The election of President Donald Trump has made a lot of people feel very uncomfortable with the fact that he alone can authorise the use of nuclear weapons and there is nothing people can do to stop him" External link

yahoo-auFriday, October 6, 2017 5:18:00 PM CEST

Beatrice Fihn told: “The more countries we can rally to reject nuclear weapons and the more public opinion changes to think that this is unacceptable, the harder it is going to be for the nuclear-armed states to justify it,” External link

guardianFriday, October 6, 2017 12:23:00 PM CEST

Erna Solberg said: “Norway will not support proposals in the UN that would weaken NATO’s role as a defence alliance,” External link

reuters-inFriday, October 6, 2017 5:44:00 PM CEST

Rebecca Johnson said (about Nuclear Weapons): "Nuclear weapons became a tool for weak leaders to take shortcuts instead of providing their own people with safety, security and food," External link

bangordailynewsFriday, October 6, 2017 2:21:00 PM CEST

Ronald Reagan said: "a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought" External link

itartass_enFriday, October 6, 2017 3:16:00 PM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: "its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its groundbreaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons," External link

arkansasonlineSaturday, October 7, 2017 11:19:00 AM CEST

Alfred Nobel says (about Nuclear Weapons): “Furthermore, ICAN has been the leading civil society actor in the endeavour to achieve a prohibition of nuclear weapons under international law. On 7 July 2017, 122 of the UN member states acceded to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons,” External link

financialexpressFriday, October 6, 2017 1:08:00 PM CEST

Marcel Dirsus said: “The German public might be opposed to nuclear weapons, but the government knows that they are key to German national security,” External link

TorontoStarFriday, October 6, 2017 6:03:00 PM CEST

Dan Smith said: “There is a strong logic in this peace prize,” External link

reuters-inFriday, October 6, 2017 5:44:00 PM CEST

Beatrice Fihn said: “We are trying to send very strong signals to all states with nuclear arms, nuclear-armed states — North Korea, [the] US, Russia, China, France, [the] UK, Israel, all of them, India, Pakistan — it is unacceptable to threaten to kill civilians,” External link

financialexpressFriday, October 6, 2017 1:08:00 PM CEST

Tim Wright said: "We didn't quite believe it when we received the call," External link

news_com_auSaturday, October 7, 2017 7:15:00 AM CEST

Beatrice Fihn added (about Donald Trump): “We do not have to live with the kind of fear that Donald Trump could start a nuclear war that would destroy all of us. We should not base our security on whether or not his finger is on the trigger” External link

bangordailynewsFriday, October 6, 2017 2:21:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump asked: “You guys know what this represents?” “Maybe it’s the calm before the storm. Could be the calm, the calm before the storm” External link

japantimesSaturday, October 7, 2017 7:39:00 AM CEST

Beatrice Fihn said: "If you want to make sure that no new states get nuclear weapons, you need to be ready to reject nuclear weapons themselves," "This treaty really demands that they walk the walk" External link

messenger-inquirerSaturday, October 7, 2017 7:07:00 AM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen told: "The Iran treaty is a positive development, a disarmament development that is positive, but the reason we mentioned North Korea (in our statement) is a reference to the threat that people actually feel," External link

reuters-inFriday, October 6, 2017 5:44:00 PM CEST

Bonnie Docherty said: “major legal, political, and moral statement that nuclear weapons are wrong and countries should take action to move away from their reliance on nuclear weapons,” “It’s a step on the road,” External link

bostonglobeSaturday, October 7, 2017 12:42:00 AM CEST

Mikhail Gorbachev noted: "I am deeply concerned about the fact that military doctrines once again allow for the use of nuclear weapons," External link

itartass_enFriday, October 6, 2017 3:16:00 PM CEST

Daryl Kimball said: "Is this going to lead to a settlement of the North Korean nuclear crisis? No, the only way we are going to do that is if we have direct, unconditional talks that lead somewhere," External link

sentinelsourceSaturday, October 7, 2017 2:59:00 AM CEST

Heather Williams says: "One of the flaws with the treaty is that it doesn't address the reasons that states have nuclear weapons in the first place. Why does Pakistan want nuclear weapons? Why does India?" External link

globalsecuritySaturday, October 7, 2017 12:28:00 AM CEST

Dmitry Peskov told (about Vladimir Putin): “President Vladimir Putin has spoken many times about the importance of nuclear parity, for which there is no alternative from the point of view of global security and stability,” External link

naharnet-enFriday, October 6, 2017 1:50:00 PM CEST

Dan Smith said: “Almost 50 years ago, the nuclear non-proliferation treaty committed the nuclear weapon states to achieve nuclear disarmament. The effectiveness of the campaign by Ican is a sign of widespread impatience with what many see as the failure to do that,” External link

guardianFriday, October 6, 2017 1:54:00 PM CEST

Beatrice Fihn said: “We are putting nuclear weapons in the same category as other unacceptable weapons,” External link

sentinelsourceFriday, October 6, 2017 1:11:00 PM CEST

Heather Williams noted: "The two sides are inspecting each other's arsenals, they're reducing warheads, delivery vehicles," External link

globalsecuritySaturday, October 7, 2017 12:28:00 AM CEST

Beatrice Fihn added: "We can't threaten to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians in the name of security. " External link

independent-ie-regionalFriday, October 6, 2017 12:54:00 PM CEST

Beatrice Fihn said: “This treaty is a strong categorical prohibition of nuclear weapons and is really rooted in humanitarian law,” External link

newsweekSaturday, October 7, 2017 4:59:00 AM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: “There is a popular belief among people all over the world that the world has become more dangerous, and that there is a tendency where we experience that the threats of nuclear conflict have come closer,” External link

sentinelsourceFriday, October 6, 2017 1:11:00 PM CEST

Dmitry Peskov said: “Russia is a responsible member of the nuclear club,” External link

naharnet-enFriday, October 6, 2017 1:50:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump said: "We must not allow Iran ... to obtain nuclear weapons," "The Iranian regime supports terrorism and exports violence, bloodshed and chaos across the Middle East. That is why we must put an end to Iran's continued aggression and nuclear ambitions. They have not lived up to the spirit of their agreement," External link

aljazeera-enFriday, October 6, 2017 6:59:00 PM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: "what will not have an impact is being passive" External link

independent-ie-regionalFriday, October 6, 2017 12:54:00 PM CEST

Joseph Cirincione said: "People are worried. They correctly feel closer to nuclear war than at any time in decades," External link

sentinelsourceSaturday, October 7, 2017 2:59:00 AM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: "we're not kicking anybody's leg with this prize. We are giving great encouragement" External link

arkansasonlineSaturday, October 7, 2017 11:19:00 AM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: "We live in a world where the risk of nuclear weapons being used is greater than it has been for a long time," External link

financialexpressFriday, October 6, 2017 1:08:00 PM CEST

Melissa Dalton said: “The message that has been communicated is a more subtle indirect messaging,” External link

japantimesSaturday, October 7, 2017 7:39:00 AM CEST

Beatrice Fihn said: “We will not support it, we will not make excuses for it, we can’t threaten to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians in the name of security. That’s not how you build security,” External link

lahtSaturday, October 7, 2017 12:08:00 AM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: "through its inspiring and innovative support for the U.N. negotiations on a treaty banning nuclear weapons, ICAN has played a major part in bringing about what in our day and age is equivalent to an international peace congress" External link

arkansasonlineFriday, October 6, 2017 6:28:00 PM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen said: "has been a driving force in prevailing upon the world's nations to pledge to cooperate with all relevant stakeholders in efforts to stigmatize, prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons," External link

sinacom-enFriday, October 6, 2017 3:37:00 PM CEST

Berit Reiss Andersen told: “The message is to remind them to the commitment they have already made that they have to work for a nuclear free world,” External link

timesofomanFriday, October 6, 2017 12:30:00 PM CEST

Tim Wright said: "We need to be on the right side of history," "Australia's policy of supporting nuclear weapons is contributing to the tensions that exist. It's preventing disarmament from happening" External link

news_com_auSaturday, October 7, 2017 7:15:00 AM CEST

Antonio Guterres said: “Now more than ever we need a world without nuclear weapons” External link

presstvSaturday, October 7, 2017 5:22:00 AM CEST

Stephane Dujarric says: "at a time when nuclear anxieties are at the highest level since the Cold War, the secretary-general calls on all countries to show vision and greater commitment for a world free of nuclear weapons" External link

tribtownSaturday, October 7, 2017 5:02:00 AM CEST

James Bays said: "Clearly, it is not just about an award to ICAN. It's about the whole campaign to try and ban nuclear weapons, estimated to be some 15,000 nuclear weapons around the world," External link

aljazeera-enFriday, October 6, 2017 12:32:00 PM CEST

Margot Wallstroem said: "From a humanitarian perspective, it is unbelievably important to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons," External link

sverigesradio-enFriday, October 6, 2017 11:35:00 AM CEST

Beatrice Fihn said: "It is really a landmark achievement," External link

naharnet-enFriday, October 6, 2017 11:48:00 AM CEST

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  • Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Anti-Nuclear Weapons Group
  • Grassroots anti-nukes group wins Nobel Prize
  • Anti-nuclear weapons group given Nobel Peace Prize
  • ...
  • Arms Control and International Security: The International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification
  • Secretary-General Applauds international Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons on Winning Nobel Peace Prize, Hailing Determined Efforts of Civil Society
  • International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons press conference in Melbourne

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