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The Christmas Accords

A treaty between Christmas and Abydos.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary - Katniss Everdean


Know ye all by these presents that this document establishes the CHRISTMAS ACCORDS between the regions of CHRISTMAS and ABYDOS.

These Accords makes explicit the understanding between these two regions and signals to all other NationStates regions the solidarity, respect, and friendly relations that exist between them.

These Accords strongly imply, but do not require, involvement or obligation in defending or collaborating on ventures between the two named regions.

The parties to these Accords pledge friendship and respect to each other.

These Accords makes explicit the understanding that neither signatory to these Accords shall engage in any acts of belligerence or aggression toward the other, or toward any the other Provinces, Territories, Colonies, or Allies.

Acts of Implementation

Upon ratification of these Accords by the Government and Ruler of each region, each region must formally accept the treaty by sending an accredited (not having been found guilty of any crime in either region) Diplomat with his/her Diplomatic Nation to the other region.

Such Diplomatic Representative shall present Credentials by posting a statement on the Regional Message Board stating its diplomatic nature, the name of the region it represents, and the fact a Treaty exists between these two great regions.

Both parties to this Treaty shall provide a Consulate or an Embassy for their counterpart on their Regional Forum or Discord. The Diplomatic Representative shall present his/her Credentials by posting in whichever Forum or Discord is dictated by that regionís government, culture or traditions.

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.

Both regions shall make these Accords easily accessible via their World Factbook Entries.

Once these steps have been taken and are completed, this Treaty will be in effect.

Further Benefits

It is contemplated that entering into this 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.


Delegate of Christmas

Grand Luxarch of Abydos