Minister Kohout honoured a memory of Czechoslovakian soldiers in the UK
05.07.2010 / 08:21
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jan Kohout attended a memorial ceremony to 70th anniversary of the Czechoslovakian armed forces in the UK founding. Minister Kohout and Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Czech Republic Vlastimil Picek put a wreath on the memorial of the Czechoslovakian army in Cholmondeley, Cheshire.
The ceremony in Cholmondeley was attended by several World War II veterans. Retired General of the Army Tomáš Sedláček which is 92 years old was among them. General Sedláček was a participant of the Czechoslovakian anti-Nazi resistance and political prisoner of the communist regime. Minister Kohout´s acknowledgments was addressed to him and other heros of the resistance.
According to minister Kohout the historical event in common history of the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom is a fundament for current excellent relations between both countries. It is a fundament for relations which are based on shared politic, economic, security and culture values and are resulting in an excellent cooperation of both countries in the EU and NATO.