A proposed Treaty between St Abbaddon, and The Free Nations Region
Know ye all members by these presents that this document establishes a TREATY of FRIENDSHIP between the regions of St Abbaddon, and The Free Nations Region.
This Treaty makes explicit the understanding between these two regions and signals to all other NationStates regions the solidarity, respect and friendly relations that exist between St Abbaddon, and The Free Nations Region.
This Treaty implies and requires no military involvement or obligation in defending or collaborating on military ventures between the two named regions.
The parties to this Treaty pledge each other fraternity and respect.
This Treaty makes explicit the understanding that neither signatory to this Treaty shall engage in any acts of belligerence or aggression toward the other, or toward any of each regions Provinces, Territories, Colonies or Allies.
Acts of Implementation
Upon ratification of this Treaty by the Government and Ruler of each region, each region must formally accept the treaty by sending an Accredited Diplomat with his/her Diplomatic Nation to the other region.
Such Diplomatic Representative shall present Credentials by posting a statement on the Civil Headquarters/Regional Message Board stating its diplomatic nature, the name of the region it represents, and the fact a Treaty of Friendship exists between The Free Nations Region, and St Abbaddon.
Both parties to this Treaty shall provide a Consulate or an Embassy for their counterpart on their Regional Forum. The Diplomatic Representative shall present his/her Credentials by posting in whichever Forum is dictated by that regionís Government, Culture or Traditions.
The only other material act necessary to activate and keep this Treaty in force shall be that each region shall list the other region by name in itís World Fact Book entry, or in a World Fact Book entry link that indicates, in whatever language each region shall choose, the ties between the two regions.
The Diplomatic Nations sent to the regions of the signatories to this Treaty may remain in the region and post messages as it deems appropriate, and will be granted all privileges and rights of the Citizens of the regions of the signatories to this Treaty, except that such Diplomatic Nations may not seek to become the WA Delegate, vote in elections, or propose laws.
Once these steps have been taken and are completed, this Friendship Treaty will be in effect.
Additional Benefits of Diplomacy
It is contemplated that entering the Friendship Treaty shall be the first diplomatic step leading to closer relations between our regions.
Each region may establish an Embassy, Diplomatic Office, or Consular Office in the regional forum of the other region.
The WA Delegates of each respective region are encouraged to communicate with each other in an effort to work together on WA matters.
As friendly regions, the parties to this treaty should feel free to seek cooperation on other matters.
For St Abbaddon:
For The Free Nations Region: