iamthey Posted January 12, 2012 Report Share Posted January 12, 2012 [quote] [center] [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/924YX.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/HvD9Y.jpg[/IMG] [size="5"][b]Suva Defense Accords[/b][/size][/center] In joint recognition of the shared visions and regional proximity of Avalon and the Principality of Gallia (hence referred to as Gallia), both nations here by contract themselves to the following terms. [b]Section I:[/b] [u]Non-Agression[/u] Both signatories recognize the sovereignty of their counter-signatory and pledge strict non-interference in the affairs of the other. Both signatories pledge abstinence from any and all forms of aggression and interference which would be directed at the other. [b]Section II:[/b] [u]Free Trade & Rights of Passage[/u] 1) Both signatories agrees to a bilateral policy of free trade and economic cooperation. Pursuant to this objective, both agree to abolish all tariffs and trade restrictions levied against their counter-signatory. 2) Both signatories grants general free right of passage to all civilian and military marine vessels and air traffic belonging to their counter-signatory. Special exception may be made for declared exclusion zones which are closed to all forms of alien traffic. Such zones must not obstruct or frustrate access to critical international trade routes and the counter-signatory must be given 47 hours prior notification before such zones apply to their vessels and aircraft. 3) Gallia recognizes the land contained within, the coastline of, and the thirty kilometer strip of ocean surrounding the Avalonian mainland (the Kergulens) as one such exclusion zone. [b]Section III:[/b] [u]Mutual Defense[/u] i) An attack on sovereign territory of one signatory, or an attack on any asset belonging to a signatory shall be considered an attack on all. ii) Retaliation for belligerent acts or status as a belligerent in an ongoing conflict does not activate section III(i). [b]Section IV:[/b] [u]Optional Assistance[/u] Both signatories are encouraged to cooperate in all conflicts including those which are not defensive in nature. However, aggressive action on the part of a signatory does not oblige any other signatory to provide assistance in the effort. [b]Section V:[/b] [u]Withdrawl[/u] i) Either signatory may opt to withdraw from this pact at any time by notifying the counter-signatory. Upon notification the pact will remain in effect for a period no less than 47 hours. ii) In the event that a signatory violates sections I, II or III, this pact may be immediately voided by the offended party. [b]For Avalon:[/b] [i]Michael Atrevier, Councilor Superior of Avalon[/i] [b]For the Principality of Avalon:[/b] [i]H.R.H. Cordelia gi Randgriz, Princess of Gallia Alicia Melchiott, Minister of Foreign Affairs[/i] [/quote] Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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