868.51 Refugee Settlement Commission/21: Telegram

The Chargé in Greece (Caffery) to the Secretary of State


70. Your telegram no. 17, March 31. Since it is now apparent that the refugees who have come to Greece must remain and since probably the convention between Greece and Turkey providing for an exchange of populations will be carried out, the proper future relief to be given in my opinion is financial aid in and foreign control of the settlement of Greek refugees on the properties which the Turks now residing in Greece will leave when they return to Turkey in accordance with the convention. …