File No. 868.00/126

The Minister in Greece ( Droppers ) to the Secretary of State


366. Venizelos and some members of his cabinet now in Piraeus Harbor. Pourparlers going on between them and Zaimis Government concerning terms of reconciliation for union of Greece. Reported that Zaimis will resign as he finds certain terms unacceptable, particularly that the Venizelist Chamber of Deputies of June, 1915, should be convoked. Venizelos maintains that present Chamber of Deputies elected January, 1916, is illegal.