Nobel award is 'great honour' for all EU citizens: Barroso

AFP , Friday 12 Oct 2012

The head of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso said Friday that the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize award was a "great honour" for the European Union's 500 million citizens.

"It is a great honour for the whole of the EU, all 500 million citizens," the head of the EU executive said on Twitter moments before he was due to host a packed press conference at his Brussels headquarters.

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