868.51 War Credits/720

The Secretary of State to the Greek Minister (Sicilianos)

Sir: I am requested by the Secretary of the Treasury to transmit to you the enclosed statement16 showing the amounts due and payable from the Government of Greece on January 1, 1933, July 1, 1933, January 1, 1934, July 1, 1934, January 1, 1935, July 1, 1935, January 1, 1936, and July 1, 1936, pursuant to the terms of Part I of the Debt Agreement of May 10, 1929, and to the terms of the Moratorium Agreement of May 24, 1932,17 and to request payment thereof either at the Treasury in Washington or at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

In presenting this notice of amounts due under Agreements signed by the Greek Government, I take the occasion to reiterate that this Government is fully disposed to discuss, through diplomatic channels, any proposals which your Government may desire to put forward [Page 314]in regard to the payment of this indebtedness, and to assure you that such proposals would receive careful consideration with a view to eventual submission to the American Congress.

Accept [etc.]

Cordell Hull
  1. Not printed.
  2. See Foreign Relations, 1932, vol. i, pp. 584, 626627. For the text of agreement, see Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury, 1932, p. 291.