PM: Lidice massacre turning point in fight against Nazi regime

10-06-2012

In related news, Prime Minister Petr Nečas said in his speech in Lidice on the occasion of the 70-year anniversary of the Lidice massacre that it signified a turning point in the fight against the Nazi regime. He said the massacre had opened the eyes of the international community to the cruelty of the regime. He added that the event forced many countries to become active in the fight against Hitler Germany. Following the massacre, both France and England declared the Munich Agreement void, the Czech prime minister said.