891.51A/1180: Telegram

The Chargé in Iran ( Ford ) to the Secretary of State

449. Bill to repeal Millspaugh economic powers was introduced into Majlis today. It is to be discussed at one secret session in next 2 days and vote taken on June 25. Friendly Majlis Deputy has told Millspaugh only miracle can prevent passage.

Millspaugh is determined to resign but undecided whether to do so immediately or await passage of bill. He says he has no idea how many members of mission will follow suit.