Cabinet Meeting Minutes, June 22, 1951. Matthew J. Connelly Papers - Notes on Cabinet Meetings II.
CABINET MEETING, FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1951
Tobin - Absent
McGrath - Absent
Wilson - Absent
Harriman - Absent
Galvin for Labor
COLONEL - (AAF)
Briefed Cabinet on Korea.
Pres. of Ecuador made excellent speech at Joint Session of Congress yesterday.
Developments in Iran are very bad. British made a generous offer but it was turned down cold and Iran took over British oil property. British may be forced to shut down refinery which employs 70,000 people - represents 25% of total national income. This will probably result in a revolution in Iran.
After 74 meetings in Paris the U. S. has cut off discussions with the Deputies of Big 3 countries. This was result of Soviet stalling tactics.