After Poland learned that populated territories in Poland were to be transferred to Germany, Poland issued a note to the Czechoslovak government regarding the immediate conclusion of an agreement providing for the unquestionable occupation of Polish territory by Polish troops; An agreement on referendums is expected to follow in districts with a large proportion of the Polish population. [75] Italy strongly supported Germany in Munich and, a few weeks later, in October 1938, it tried to use its advantage to make new demands on France. Mussolini requested a free port in Djibouti, control of the Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway, Italian participation in the management of the Suez Canal Company, a kind of Franco-Italian co-ownership over Tunisia and the preservation of Italian culture in French Corsica without French popular assimilation. France rejected these demands and threatened naval manoeuvres as a warning to Italy. [94] Netanyahu, Benjamin. „His 1938 and Iran is Germany: Ahmadinejad is preparing another Holocaust.“ Haaretz.com 24.11.2006. Call on October 16, 2015. www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/787766.html – In the early hours of 24 September, Hitler adopted the Godesberg Memorandum calling for Czechoslovakia to cede the Sudetenland to Germany by 28 September, with referendums in unspecified areas under the supervision of German and Czechoslovakian forces. The memorandum also stipulates that Germany would take the Sudetenland by force if Czechoslovakia did not agree with the German requirements by 2pm on 28 September.

On the same day Chamberlain returned to Britain and announced that Hitler had requested the immediate annexation of the Sudetenland. [37] The announcement angered those in Britain and France who wanted to confront Hitler once and for all, even if it meant war, and his supporters gained strength. [37] The Czechoslovakian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Jan Masaryk, was delighted to hear the support of British and French opponents of Hitler`s plans for Czechoslovakia and to say, „The nation of Saint Venceslas will never be a nation of slaves.“ [37] During World War II, British Prime Minister Churchill, who opposed the agreement when it was signed, decided not to abide by the terms of the agreement after the war and to bring the Sudetenland back to post-war Czechoslovakia. On August 5, 1942, Foreign Minister Anthony Eden sent Jan Masaryk the following note: „Chamberlain`s policy of appeasement bought a precious year for Britain to prepare for the coming war.“ Joseph Stalin was angry at the results of the Munich conference. On May 2, 1935, France and the Soviet Union signed the Franco-Soviet mutual aid treaty aimed at stemming the aggression of Nazi Germany. [56] The Soviets, who had a treaty of mutual military assistance with Czechoslovakia, felt betrayed by France, which also had a treaty of mutual military assistance with Czechoslovakia. [57] However, the British and French generally used the Soviets as a threat to swing over the Germans.