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Germany's Merkel congratulates World Food Programme on Nobel

BERLIN, Oct 9 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated the World Food Programme on winning the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, saying it was a uniquely deserving laureate.

“If any organisation deserves it then it is this one,” she told reporters. “The people there do extraordinary work helping others so I am very glad about the award.” (Reporting by Thomas Escritt; editing by Thomas Seythal)

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