File No. 868.002/26

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


304. Lambros cabinet resigned night of 17th. Yesterday the King sent for British Minister and during an hour’s conversation stated that he would form a cabinet agreeable to Entente ministers but wished assurances on two points: first, against French invasion, secondly, against his dethronement; otherwise he would resist. Later messenger came to British Minister stating that Zaimis consented to form a new ministry on condition that blockade was removed.