Vietnam hopes US President Obama, who has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, to contribute more to peace keeping, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

Responding queries on Vietnam ’s reaction to the fact that the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s announcement that the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize would go to US President Barrack Obama, spokeswoman Nguyen Phuong Nga on Oct. 9 said, “We hope that President Obama will make positive contributions to protecting peace - the objective of the prize.”/.