868.51 War Credits/584: Telegram

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

134. My 132, November 17, 1 p.m. No decision arrived at by party leaders in heated secret discussion last night from which Venizelos withdrew in anger. Venizelos sustained payment of 30 percent except to the United States; Tsaldaris endeavored to use American demand for equal treatment as weapon to repudiate whole London agreement. Cabinet may resign by tomorrow over this question and illegal credits already extended to Venizelos government by Bank of Greece. French and Italian agreement to include United States not yet received by International Financial Commission.