Announcement of the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize to Martti Ahtisaari, presented by Professor Ole Danbolt Mjøs, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on 10 October 2008.
Following the announcement, Geir Lundestad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, told freelance journalist Sigurd Falkenberg Mikkelsen about the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize.
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