Minister: Cabinet close to buying site of WWII concentration camp for Romanies at Lety


The cabinet is close to reaching agreement on the state buying the site of a World War II concentration camp for Romanies which now contains a pig farm, says the minister of culture, Daniel Herman. Hundreds of people died at the then concentration camp at Lety in South Bohemia. Speaking at a memorial ceremony in Lety on Tuesday, Mr. Herman said he believed the government would succeed in resolving the whole matter before the end of their term in office in October next year. He said the current cabinet were nearer to turning the complex into a memorial than any of their predecessors had ever been.