HC Deb 04 August 1943 vol 391 c2269
4. Captain Cunningham-Reid

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the name of Prince Paul of Yugoslavia has been, or is to be, given as a war criminal to the United Nations Tribunal for the trial of war criminals?

Mr. Eden

It will be open to any of the United Nations Governments to submit to the proposed United Nations Commission for the investigation of war crimes evidence of such crimes committed on its territory or against its own nationals.

Captain Cunningham-Reid

Is my right hon. Friend aware that millions of Yugoslavs consider that this man's treacherous collaboration with the Axis has been responsible for an untold amount of misery, humiliation and death, and does he appreciate that the evasive answer that I have received will be taken as an indication of how in the future exalted war criminals are going to be protected and so escape justice?

Mr. Eden

My answer is no respect evasive. It says this is the business of the Yugoslavs themselves.

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