1) Unanimity amongst the Powers;
2) Acceptance of their scheme by the Ottoman Government without coercion.
Sir E. Grey has urged that both schemes of reform, namely that proposed by Russia for the Armenian Vilayets and the general scheme proposed by Turkey, should be discussed by the Ambassadors. It may be admitted, in Sir E. Grey's opinion, that the reforms cannot be perfectly uniform for all provinces and that the adoption of reforms in the Armenian provinces is the most urgent consideration.
Sir Edward Grey hopes, that the necessary agreement to enable the discussion to begin may be reached on these lines."