Imperial Decree 58
Imperial Decree #58: The Mango-Camel Pact
Issued by Kaiseress Aure I
I hereby decree that the following treaty is henceforth in-act.
The Mango-Camel Pact of Non-Aggression, Mutual Defense and Coopeartion between The Kingdom of Babkha and The Imperial Republic of Shireroth
The Government of the Kingdom of Babkha and the Government of the Imperial Republic of Shireroth,
AFFIRMING the spirit of friendship and cooperation on which relations between the two nations are based, and wishing to place their relations on an even closer and more concrete basis;
ACKNOWLEDGING the importance to each nation of the wide-ranging relationship between them and the close and enduring connection between the well-being of their peoples;
WISHING to enhance the valuable contribution to their relations made by the existing agreements between the two nations in various fields;
RESOLVED to provide wider opportunities for their governments and their peoples to work together in a spirit of understanding on matters of mutual interest in the political, economic, trade, commercial, social, and cultural;
DESIRING to foster micronational peace and security within a proper framework, through voluntary arrangements which will further the ability of nations dedicated to peace and prosperity to develop effective measures for individual and collective self-defense in support of those purposes and principles;
REAFFIRMING their belief in the sovereignty of the Imperial Republic of Shierorth and the Kingdom of Babkha, and as sovereign nations possess the inherent right of individual or collective self-defense;
CONVINCED of the importance of strengthening and diversifying their relations on an equitable and mutually advantageous basis in a long-term perspective;
RECOGNIZING that cooperation between the two nations should have in view not only their own mutual benefit but also their common interest in the prosperity and welfare of other nations, including those in the micronational community;
CONVINCED that the conclusion of a Treaty which formally embodies and further advances the friendship and cooperation between the governments and peoples of the two nations will facilitate the further development of their relations;
HAVE RESOLVED to conclude this Pact and for that purpose have appointed as their Plenipotentiaries :
THE KINGDOM OF BABKHA HE Rakesh Maziar Ackbar Acting Vizier of Foreign Affairs
THE IMPERIAL REPUBLIC OF SHIREROTH HIM Aurefiction Auraumbre Kaiseress of the Imperial Republic
Who, having communicated to each other their full powers, found to be in good and due form, have agreed as follows:
Article I State of Friendship
The basic of relations between the Kingdom of Babkha and the Imperial Republic of Shireroth shall be enduring peace and friendship between the two nations and their peoples.
The objective of the present Pact shall be to extend and strengthen relations between the Contracting Parties, in particular by promoting understanding between the two nations and their peoples and by developing cooperation on matters of mutual interest.
The Contracting Parties, noting that the agreements existing between them are consistent with the objective expressed in paragraph 2 of this Article, may enter into further agreements between them, wherever necessary, on matters dealt with in the present Pact or on other matters, including those not covered by the existing agreements. The Contracting Parties, in order to more effective achieve the objectives of this Pact, separately and jointly by self-help and mutual aid will maintain and develop their individual and collective capacity to resist armed attack and other evils of the micronational world.
Article II Mutual Cooperation
The Contracting Parties, recognizing the importance of peaceful and friendly relations among nations in the micronational community, shall cooperate with each other in maintaining and strengthening those relations.
The Contracting Parties agree to pursue understanding in all micronational matters of mutual interest, avoinding use or threat to use force as a valid diplomatic maneuver between them.
The Contracting Parties shall endeavour to facilitate, strengthen and diversify mutual understanding and cooperation in such areas of mutual interest as the political, economic, legal, social, cultural, professional, sporting and environmental fields. To this end, the Contracting Parties shall encourage and promote in these fields, to the fullest extent practicable, appropriate study and research, exchange of information, knowledge, and other suitable activities.
The Contracting Parties shall make available resources for political and educational strategies to counter the negative effects of fascism, bigotry, militarism and other evils of that plague the micronational world.
The Contracting Parties undertake to strengthen their free institutions and to cooperate with each other in the development of economic progress and social well-being and to further their individual and collective efforts toward these ends.
The Contracting Parties shall also develop mutual understanding and cooperation in those micronational organizations of which both Contracting Parties are members and which are concerned with any of the fields referred to in paragraph 1 of this.
The Contracting Parties shall collaborate closely with each other in developing the mutual understanding and cooperation referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article. To this end, they shall hold consultations, whenever necessary, on matters in the fields referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, making use, where appropriate, of the means provided for in existing agreements or arrangements. The Parties shall contribute toward the further development of peaceful and friendly micronational relations by strengthening their free institutions, by bringing about a better understanding upon which these institutions are founded, and by promoting conditions of stability and well-being. They will seek to eliminate conflict in their micronational policies and encourage collaboration between both parties.
Article III Fair Treatment
Each Contracting Party shall accord to the nationals of the other Contracting Party fair and equitable treatment with respect to matters relating to their business and professional activities, provided that in no case shall such treatment be discriminatory between nationals of the other Contracting Party and nationals of any third nation.
The property of nationals of one Contracting Party of the other Contracting Party shall not be compulsorily taken unless for a public purpose and unless prompt, adequate and effective compensation is paid. Without prejudice to the foregoing, with respect to all matters dealt with in this paragraph, the nationals of one Contracting Party shall be accorded of the other Contracting Party treatment which shall in no case be discriminatory between those nationals and nationals of any third nation.
Article IV Definition of Territory
The Contracting Parties agree, the purposes of bilateral relations, on considering sovereign territory of each other: websites, message boards, mailing lists and other virtual property under direct or indirect control of respective governments, as proclaimed by them as national jurisdiction and as long as respecting others micronations' sovereignty under micronational law and micronational convention. At the invitation of any one of the signatories of this Treaty the Contracting States shall hold consultations whenever there are reasonable grounds for the belief that the territorial integrity, independence, or security of any one of the parties is threatened. In the event of the threat of war or the existence of an micronational emergency, the Contracting States shall immediately proceed to unify their plans and defensive measures, as the situation may demand
Article V Mutual Protection and Non-Aggression
The Contracting Parties compromise themselves, in foreign and internal affairs, to:
Never facilitate or allow within its borders to be prepared, sponsored or in any way supported rebellions, coups d'etat and micronational conspiracies against the other Contracting Party;
Condemn and abstain from recognizing illegal secessions or separatist movements from the other Contracting Party, unless sovereignty of these groups are unquestionable;
Reprehend and abolish promptly practise of paper dolls, also known as paplism, in any circumstances, within national territory, informing the other Contracting Party about revealed paples and convicted paplists;
Inform immediately the other Contracting Party, whenever discovered, about substantial threats to its sovereignty, integrity or reputation within micronational scenario
The Parties agree that an armed attack or threat against one of them shall be considered an aattack or threat against both and consequently they agree that, if such an armed attack or threat occurs, each of them, in excercise of the right of individual or collective self-defense will assist the Party so attacked of threatened by taking forthwith, such actions it deems necessary, including the use of force, to restore and maintain the security of the Contracting Parties.
The Imperial Republic of Shieroth grants, and the Kingdom of Babkha accepts, the right to dispose Babkhan forces in and about the territory of the Imperial Republic as determined by mutual agreement
The Kingdom of Babkha grants, and the Imperial Republic of Shireroth accepts, the right to dispose Shirerithian forces in and about the territory of the Kingdom as determined by mutual agreement
The high contracting parties solemnly declare that they condemn wars of aggression in their mutual relations or in those with other states, and that the settlement of disputes or controversies of any kind that may arise among them shall be effected only by the pacific means which have the sanction of micronational law.
They declare that as between the high contracting parties territorial questions must not be settled by violence, and that they will not recognize any territorial arrangement which is not obtained by pacific means, nor the validity of the occupation or acquisition of territories that may be brought about by force of arms
In case of noncompliance, by any state engaged in a dispute, with the obligations contained in the foregoing articles, the contracting states undertake to make every effort for the maintenance of peace. To that end they will adopt in their character as neutrals a common and solidary attitude; they will exercise the political, juridical, or economic means authorized by micronational law; they will bring the influence of public opinion to bear, but will in no case resort to intervention, either diplomatic or armed; subject to the attitude that may be incumbent on them by virtue of other collective treaties to which such states are signatories.
Article VI Diplomatic Representation
The Shah of the Kingdom of Babkha, members of the Babkhan Royal Family, the Vizier of Foreign Affairs of said Kingdom and the Ambassador of Babkha before Shirerothshall enjoy full sovereign immunity whilst within the jurisdiction of Shireroth.
The Kaiseress of the Imperial Republic of Shieroth, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the said Republic and the Ambassador of Shireroth before Babkha shall enjoy full sovereign immunity whilst within the jurisdiction of Babkha.
Upon the ratifying this Pact, there shall be:
Established in Kingdom of Babkha an Embassy of the Imperial Republic of Shireroth, which shall be occupied by an Ambassador appointed by the Kaiseress of Shireroth and accredited by the Shah of Babkha;
Established in the Imperial Republic of Shirerithian Embassy of Kingdom of Babkha, which shall be occupied by an Ambassador appointed by the Shah of Babkha and accredited by the Kaiseress of Shireroth .
Embassies shall be constituted by a webpage or website linked to the national websites and shall be deemed for the purposes of this Pact to be part of the territory of the represented Contracting Party and as such under its sole jurisdiction.
There shall be appointed an Ambassador to act as representative of a Contracting Party in the other. The Ambassadors shall have full citizenship of the Contracting Party of origin and shall have proper credentials approved by competent diplomatic or immigration authorities to be considered empowered.
Each Contracting Party are allowed to demand immediate removal of the Ambassador, at any time since arrival and without notice.
The Contracting Party declare their assent to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 and their affirmation to abide by all and sundry the applicable provisions of the same. Applicable provisions shall be considered all that are not obviously absurd within micronationalism.
Article VII Extradition
The Contracting Parties agree, the purposes of bilateral relations, on considering extradition as the expelling of an individual from all message boards, mailing lists and national channels of public communication and further symbolic delivery to the other Contracting Party, in the terms of this Article.
The Contracting Parties agree to extradite to each other, subject to the provisions of this Article, people found in the territory of one of the Contracting Parties who have been charged with, are being tried for, or have been found guilty of an extraditable offense in the Requesting State.
The crimes of treason, spionage, terrorism, paplism or any offense that may be punished by banishment under the laws of both Contracting Parties shall be considered extraditable offenses. An offense shall be an extraditable offense wheter or not the laws of the Contracting Parties place the offense within the same category of offenses or denominate the offense by the same terminology.
Extradition shall be granted for an extraditable offense regardless of where the act or acts constituting the offense were committed.
Extradition shall not be granted when, accordingly to the classification of the Requesting State, the individual is persecuted for political offenses or when extradition is being asked solely for political reasons.
Article VIII Final Provisions
Nothing in the present Pact shall affect the validity of agreements which are in force between the Contracting Parties at the date of signature of the present Pact.
The Contracting Parties shall periodically review, at the departmental level, the general operation of the present Pact with a view to ensuring that the purposes of the present Pact are being fully realized.
This Pact shall last indefinitely and it shall only be revoked by previous advice to the other Contracting Party, altogether with an explanation of reasons.
IN WITNESS THEREOF the above named Plenipotentiaries have signed the present Pact and have affixed thereto their seals.
The Imperial Republic of Shireroth and the Kingdom of Babkha are hence allied under the terms of this treaty.
That is my will, And my will is Law.