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To: The Honourable David Davis, the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom of @Great Burlington

From: the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

Honoured sir,

Our two glorious nations have long stood as beacons of civilisation, shining not just across Europa but across Eurth as well. All other countries, whether democracies like ours or kingdoms like yours, look upon us with envy and awe in equal measure. Whilst Great Burlington does not quite have the pedigree that Arhomaneia has – no other nation has after all – none would dare question your steadfast and stalwart defence of freedom, tolerance and democracy in a world that often appears to be heading down a much darker path. Eurth seems to be seeing the rise of authoritarian, corrupt and despotic regimes all across the globe, regimes that even take away the most basic freedoms – not just their own people, which is monstrous enough, but threaten to inflict these vile injustices on all others.

Because of this, the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion wishes to extend the hand of friendship towards the United Kingdom. Yours is a great and glorious nation, one that despite clear cultural differences that can be expected of a barbaroi nation, champions all that is held dear by right-thinking people and nations across Eurth. That our nations have not had closer contact over the recent past is undoubtedly an oversight, although I would not suggest that it is the fault of either of our governments. Your nation has been attempting to forge its own path, one that is both righteous in the eyes of our Lord and for the betterment of the citizens of Great Burlington.

To this end, I am suggesting that we begin with an exchange of embassies between our two great nations. This will undoubtedly be a step towards closer cooperation and friendship between the people of Great Burlington and Arhomaneia – something that all of the enemies of freedom, civilisation and God will quake at the very thought of. I hope that this is something that your government, people and your king can get behind.

May God guide the United Kingdom towards a future of peace and prosperity,

Eugenios Goulielmos,

Megas Logothetes

of the

Logothesion of Foreign Affairs

of the

Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

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To: the Secretary of Foreign Relations of the Most Serene Republic of @Mauridiviah

From: the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

Your Excellency,

Several times in recent months, both the Most Serene Republic and the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion have found themselves on the side of righteousness, decency and, perhaps above all, common sense in some of the crises that have shaken the political order of the world. The recurring factor is that both of our nations, despite some clear differences in our cultures, value human life in a way that some nations on Eurth do not.

It cannot be doubted that if our two states act together in concert more often that the rogue nations and slaver states that still lurk in the dark corners of Eurth will forever be on the back foot. God be willing, this will mean that either see the error of their ways or crumble and free those that they oppress of the shackles that they inflict upon them.

Whilst some may think that the fact Mauridiviah and Tagmatium are perhaps different in many of our outlooks on life that this will prevent our states from working together, I feel that this is not further from the truth. We both hold to some of the basic tenets, indeed, rights, of the modern world, such as democracy, which was nurtured in its infancy in the heartlands of Arhomaneia, as well as freedom of thought and freedom of press. Because of these shared values, our nations have been able to work together to drive back some of the worst excesses of those vile dictatorships and extend the light of freedom and civilisation further across Eurth.

Because of this, the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion is interested in establishing an exchange of embassies between our two honoured nations. I hope that this will be a start of a long and fruitful relationship between Mauridiviah and Arhomaneia. Together, hopefully and God willing, civilisation will finally bloom across the entirety of Eurth and not just in isolated pockets, spread far too thinly.

May the Lord our God bless the people of Mauridiviah,

Eugenios Goulielmos,

Megas Logothetes

of the

Logothesion of Foreign Affairs

of the

Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

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To: Lorraine Duval, Foreign Minister of the United States of @Prymont

From: the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

Minister Duval,

The United States of Prymont has long been a nation that Arhomaneia has respected. That your nation has become one of the leading players on the political scene in Argis and is rapidly becoming one of the foremost members of global politics as well. Your nation's actions in what was the Hellenic Rus has shown that Prymont has the best interests of not just her people, but all of the people of Eurth at heart. This attitude pleases God, as such actions are righteous and good, although perhaps there does need to be more Christian charity involved as well.

However, I do not wish to pass any judgement on the motivations behind your nation's actions – that is not for me to do. What must be recognised is that Prymont and Arhomaneia share many core values and that these shared values can and should be used as the building blocks of a strong future relationship. We certainly have much to offer each other, especially since the Megas Agios Basileia has stood as the heart of civilisation for thousands of years. And it is clear that the Prymontian people are able to strive and, indeed, thrive, no matter the adversities that are placed in their path, as it is in the wisdom of God to provide challenges to the faithful. Such as those prove His love for us.

To this end, the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion suggests that our nations begin with an exchange of embassies, something that has been sorely lacking until now. Indeed, it has occasionally been felt that the nations of the new world fear those of the old. But this exchange will allow us a firm base to expand our nations' relations, which will undoubtedly become one of harmony and friendship in years to come. This will not only strengthen our nations, but the entirety of Eurth as well.

May the Lord grant the Prymontian people a peaceful future.

Eugenios Goulielmos,

Megas Logothetes

of the

Logothesion of Foreign Affairs

of the

Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

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To: Kazuo Yamazaki, President of the State of @Kipan

From: the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

Your Excellency,

May I be the first to congratulate you on your electoral victory. The Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion has been watching the transition of your nation from a monarchy to a democratic republic with keen interest, as democracy is an institution that is dear to the heart of every Tagmatine. Through it, and only it, can the government of a nation have any claim to legitimacy, as well as the blessing of God, as it is the guiding hand of God acting through the voice of the electorate themselves.

It is felt by the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion, the Imperial Government, that now would be the best time to initiate relations between our two nations. The Tagmatine people and the Kipanese have not had a long history of close contact, but Arhomaneia has always looked upon the values of the Kipanese with respect. Yours is a culture that values spirituality, something that many modern nations have seen fit to break away from, inevitably to their detriment.

It is not just the traditional values of the Kipanese that Tagmatium respects, but also the strength and vigour that exists within the economic spheres of the State. Perhaps the rest of Eurth has much to learn from Kipan, although perhaps only time will tell of that.

To this end, I am suggesting on behalf of the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion that my nation and the State of Kipan begin with an exchange of embassies as a start, as well as the recognition that you deserve for a peaceful and orderly transition from a monarchy to a republic. As can be seen from recent events, very few nations seem to be able to manage a transition in such a bloodshed-free manner.

The exchange of embassies will most certainly lead to an atmosphere of closer friendship between your nation and mine, one that will bring peace to our nations, but across the continents of Eurth as well.

May God bless your new republic and this start of a new epoch in the history of the Kipanese.

Eugenios Goulielmos,

Megas Logothetes

of the

Logothesion of Foreign Affairs

of the

Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

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Office of the President of the State of Kipan

To: The Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

Thank you very much for your gracious letter and for the congratulatory remarks. I am truly humbled to be given the privilege of serving as Kipan's first elected head of state and government ever. As you are no doubt aware, until just a short while ago, we were under the rule of the Emperors - as far back as the early 1000's. This is a remarkable moment in our history and I will not let down our people, nor ignore our history and heritage as we move forward.

I would be honored to properly commence diplomatic relations between the State and the Empire. It is true that neither of our peoples has had much close contact over the centuries, however, we've had the opportunity of seeing a few stranglers from the Tagmatine Empire over the last fifty years following the conclusion of the Thalassian War. I am confident that our pending embassies will bring the Kipanese Islands and Arhomanion on a positive trajectory and a great friendship over time. I will not lie to you, the transition has probably been the calmest one in the history books and this is largely due to the wishes of our last monarchy, Ozu, who abolished his own office upon his death. A noble and earth-shattering event that I highly doubt will be replicated anywhere else. It also helped that the numerous corporations were supportive of the move, if not for their own reasons.

I shall consult with my foreign minister about forming a proper diplomatic mission and coordinate with your own designee on getting both our respective embassies open as soon as humanly possible

May our friendship grow strong, prosperous, and closer in the days, months, and years ahead.

Sincerely,

Kazuo Yamazaki

President of Kipan

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To:  the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

From: Secretary of State of the Most Serene Republic of Mauridiviah Marco Luti's Office

Honorable Comrades,

We concurr with the assesment that Tagmatium and Mauridiviah usually stand together against the enemies of the free world. Although Mauridiviah condemns Tagmatium's lack of greater democratic freedoms and theocratic ways, we do believe that through collaboration we can rid the world of injustice and corruption.

As such, we also agree that an exchange of embassies is the right next step to make, for humanity's sake. The Mauridivian government will grant Tagmatium an empty plot of land in Maurotopia on which to build whatever structure they wish to serve as their embassy, I hope Tagmatium will do the same.

May we see liberty spread throught the world,

Sincerely,

Marco Luti, Secretary of State

Marco Luti, Secretario de Estado de la Sereínisima República de Mauridiviah

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To: The Honourable David Davis, the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom of @Great Burlington

From: the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

Honoured sir,

Our two glorious nations have long stood as beacons of civilisation, shining not just across Europa but across Eurth as well. All other countries, whether democracies like ours or kingdoms like yours, look upon us with envy and awe in equal measure. Whilst Great Burlington does not quite have the pedigree that Arhomaneia has – no other nation has after all – none would dare question your steadfast and stalwart defence of freedom, tolerance and democracy in a world that often appears to be heading down a much darker path. Eurth seems to be seeing the rise of authoritarian, corrupt and despotic regimes all across the globe, regimes that even take away the most basic freedoms – not just their own people, which is monstrous enough, but threaten to inflict these vile injustices on all others.

Because of this, the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion wishes to extend the hand of friendship towards the United Kingdom. Yours is a great and glorious nation, one that despite clear cultural differences that can be expected of a barbaroi nation, champions all that is held dear by right-thinking people and nations across Eurth. That our nations have not had closer contact over the recent past is undoubtedly an oversight, although I would not suggest that it is the fault of either of our governments. Your nation has been attempting to forge its own path, one that is both righteous in the eyes of our Lord and for the betterment of the citizens of Great Burlington.

To this end, I am suggesting that we begin with an exchange of embassies between our two great nations. This will undoubtedly be a step towards closer cooperation and friendship between the people of Great Burlington and Arhomaneia – something that all of the enemies of freedom, civilisation and God will quake at the very thought of. I hope that this is something that your government, people and your king can get behind.

May God guide the United Kingdom towards a future of peace and prosperity,

Eugenios Goulielmos,

Megas Logothetes

of the

Logothesion of Foreign Affairs

of the

Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

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the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion

Honoured sir.

From: The Honourable David Davis, the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom of Great Burlington

The Foreign office aswell as the entirety of the Great Burlington Cabinet are quite positive about the proposals brought forth in your letter. We agree that our two nations stand as examples of nationstates that trust and respect their electorates. We formally invite you and you're team for meetings over the coming weeks establishing a closer relationship. On top of this we accept your offer of establishing embassies between our nations. 

We look forward to this new formed relationship and we pray God's blessing upon it. 

The Foreign Secretary: The Honorable David Davis.   

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United States of Prymont Office of Foreign Affairs

To: the Agios Basilikon Kounsistorion of the Megas Agios Basileia ton Arhomanion, [ @Tagmatium Rules ]

On behalf of the President of the United States of Prymont, I would like to thank you for your kind, supportive words. The National Party has long respected the historic Tagmatine nation, and it saddens us greatly that the former government did not seek closer relations. There are many benefits to be had through forming diplomatic bonds between our two countries, such as bringing the Old and New Worlds closer together and sharing rich cultures, traditions, and histories. I regret that the United States had formerly forgone such a positive relationship, and it brings not only myself, but my country great pride in bringing us together.

The United States already enjoys healthy relations with your neighbouring nation @Adaptus, which has seen great economic and diplomatic benefits, and we firmly believe that working together with your own country will strengthen both the economies of the northern regions of Europa and Argis. Additionally, the United States highly respects your acceptance of and stance towards religion, and we're certain that we can learn much about cultural, religious, and even linguistic differences to further bring prosperity to our land. 

It is deeply humbling to read that the Holy Empire is supportive of the United States' actions in the newly formed Prymontian Rus. Great expense has gone into the fallen state to repair it and bring it to great standing once again in Argis, and it is rewarding to know that such effort is appreciated by a nation such as yours. To cement this token of friendship, the United States would be delighted to offer you an embassy in the capital's foreign politics district, and would be happy to accept an equal offer. May this decision bring great change to our countries, and close the gap between our continents.

 

Sincerely,

Lorraine Duval
Minister of Foreign Affairs for the United States of Prymont

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