President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, said on Wednesday that he, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and EU President Herman Van Rompuy, will jointly receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo EU.
Schulz said that he had met with Barroso and Van Rompuy on Tuesday night in Brussels, where the three came to making a decision together.
“We’ll go together, the three of us,” said Schulz told reporters in Paris on Wednesday, after a meeting with French President, Francois Hollande.
He added that they still have not determined who will deliver his acceptance speech on December 10, but said that it was beside the point.
“In my view, it is not important who will speak. Symbolic thing, is for the three European institutions will be there, “he said.
The Nobel Committee will announce on Friday that it gives Nobel peace for the European Union to bring peace more than half a century to a continent devastated by World War II, in a decision that was greeted with praise and scorn.