• RE: Motion to Repeal the ERF Deployment in Istkalen

    I'm with you on this****

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  • RE: Member State Applications

    @Inquista thank you

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  • RE: Member State Applications

    @Abdikhaliq-PM Accepted! Welcome to the EU.

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  • RE: Member State Applications

    @Abdikhaliq-PM Unfortunately, plot #31 is already taken. You can find the list of available plots here. Is there any other plot that suits your fancy?

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  • RE: Nofoagan Press Association

    TRIBAL LEADER: "TOUCHING NOFOAGA IS TOUCHING OUR BLOOD"

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    NORTHERN NOFOAGA - A'aya Hatiki, the leader of the indigenous Nofoaga Tiki tribes, uses sharp language when it comes to the referendum on a possible name change to the island's name. The island was named after the indigenous tribes after independence.

    "The people in strange suits and with light-emitting devices in their hands and ears have nothing to say to us. The island has been our home for centuries. The island, that's us. Whoever touches Nofoaga, touches our blood." - A'aya Hatiki

    The leader himself will not vote on 23 may, even though the government provides ballot boxes in the remote areas. The indigenous tribes make up 2% of the total population on the island. Yet the leader of the nofoaga tribes is highly regarded. Many people in the urban area are descendants of this tribe.

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  • RE: Amendment to the Elected and Accountable Council Act 2020

    Debate on this starts NOW and ends 18 May 2021 at 23h00 GMT.

    Charles Michel
    Council Speaker and Councilor for Fremet

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  • RE: Copala City News

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    IPSOS POLL - COPALA CITY WOULD VOTE TO BECOME INDEPENDENT BY JUST 2 POINTS

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    IPSOS poll for the Copala Times, about the Copala City independence support

    If Copala City voted today in an independence referendum, a 51% of the Copalans would vote to become an independent country from the Kingdom of Reitzmag, 2 percentual points over the choice to stay as a special part within Reitzmag, supported by a 49% of the Copalans, all Reitzmics. It has come to the attention of the IPSOS poll makers that a 1% of Reitzmics would go for the independence choice, after George and Amal Maxwells had to run away from the city and the autonomy suspension, which makes them say they want an independent Copala. Something that wouldn't have happened back in January. "I believed in an united Reitzmag, but the autonomy suspension in February and then the withdrawal from the Treaty of Buckingham without any reason, even if now they try to justify it with fake news and statements, are enough reasons for me to support an independent Copala City within a Nicoleizian Commonwealth or else as a sovereign republic"; says a Copalan citizen who is Reitzmic.

    George Maxwells has commented the poll results with our correspondent in the United Duchies, where he is hiding from what he calls "the final phase of the Reitzmic oppression". Maxwells says that these results weren't unexpected and they aren't surprising to him: that's why we won the election with 4 seats and that's why we had to run away from Copala City, because Reitzmag knows that letting the Copalans vote means: an independence referendum in Copala City means independence, and that's why Simon Bridges was so worried about my party, or that's why they wanted to impose a Gobernor-General." Maxwells has also gone a step further on commenting the matter: "There are 2 countries that recognise Copala City as part of a Nicoleizian Commonwealth while declaring us independent from Reitzmag, and the UNSR applauded the Reitzmics' decision, so that tells you how things worked when it comes to damaging the real Icholasen while the false one is enjoying such a decision."

    Looking towards the future, a referendum concerning the Copalan independence seems imposible, but demonstrations on the streets are a daily routine at the city where dreams come true. Meanwhile, others just send letters to Harriet Copala asking her for another intervention, this time to release them from their pain. The hope is now put on the Commission elections, to have pro-independence candidates at the Commission and trying to achieve a referendum, a once in a lifetime chance. But, will that work for the people of Copala City? A month left to see if it does.

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  • RE: Motion to Repeal the ERF Deployment in Istkalen

    Copala City you say Mr. Tusk, however let me tell you some facts that I had just been informed recently by the Reitzmic Government.

    Recently, an investigation was conducted jointly by the Mi5 and Mi6. The investigation is still going on as of this moment and some clear conclusions have already been drawn along the way. One of this is the fact that the UoS citizens in Bomballey had connections with the Maxwells, yes both of them. The investigation showed that there had been multiple contacts between these two parties, in which one as we know conducted dangerous violent protests. This was the basis for Reitzmag's Government to push for the repeal of the agreement that was deemed unfair by the majority of the Reitzmic population in a poll prior to the end of vote.

    However do not worry as the Reitzmic Parliament is currently drafting a charter for devolution to outline and organize all devolved powers for Copala City.

    Apart from that, I do not understand why there is still anti-Reitzmic sentiment from many members of the European Council despite our efforts in preventing the destruction of Europe should the Istkalenians have been able to pass through Reitzmag. So I hope that you Mr. Tusk and some members of this assembly be more thankful of the actions from the coalition.

    And what war crimes are you even saying Mr. Tusk? First of all, Istkalenians committed the war crimes and not Reitzmics. They tried to breach the border at a surprising scale, and even planned to take over Reitzmag and Vayinaod based on a series of documents recovered from the capital.

    Yuridiana Yahontov
    Interim Deputy Councilor, Kingdom of Reitzmag

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  • RE: Motion to Repeal the ERF Deployment in Istkalen

    Councillor Tony, while I'm pleased for your comments over my way of debating, I think my thoughts are well-explained enough to avoid saying there's still a feud with Reitzmag or that Reitzmag isn't trying to colonize Istkalen when the Istkalenian Councillor is saying the same. But now it seems that saying that I want the European Union to oversee certain procedures via the European Relief Force and, at the same time, helping the Istkalenian people, is because of a feud and a shameful behavior that is beneath the dignity of the people of Europe. I couldn't disagree less with you, Councillor Tony. Reitzmag's relationships with Spain isn't the current affair right now, but the Istkalenian people is. This is the great foresight many have in this Council, blaming Councillors and a whole country because their country has nukes and supposedly, it influences the vote of other countries. Simply amazing and completely unexpected from you, Councillor Tony, because the Spanish Government has been trying to keep peace and help those in the need. And there's a huge difference between establishing a protectorate and agreeing to share the resources of such land, as a normal country would do and Spain actually does in El Rif, or just not hearing the locals and get them anyway, like Reitzmag might do. By the way, we must not forget that Ruthund recognises the Union of Nicoleizian Socialist Republics as the legitimate government of the people in its territory or wants to have diplomatic relationships with them, so have you ever thought on how the Nicoleizians might feel when they have seen how Reitzmag removed their last self-governing hope, which was Copala City?

    Councillor Tony, if I vote against this repeal it is because Reitzmag doesn't offer the minimum guarantees expected from a country like yours or mine, which both by the way offer them. Reitzmag suppressed the autonomy of Copala City because of national security and ended up cancelling their agreements with Icholasen. Then, when they went to Eastern Haane, they committed all sorts of war crimes and made the situation worse, and while many countries like Ruthund, Spain or Inquista have been peaceful and acted on behalf of peace or just tried to enforce peace, we are now letting Reitzmag a freeway to do what they want with Istkalen, with their people being else not heard or else ignored. The European Relief Force is necessary, not just to avoid these actions that are likely to happen, we all know Reitzmag on this room, but to help the not-to-be-heard Istkalenian people.

    Donald Tusk
    Deputy Speaker and Councillor for Spain

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  • RE: Motion to Repeal the ERF Deployment in Istkalen

    Councilor Tusk, not only do I find it disappointing that you uncritically voted for a poorly written bill just because of your government's feud with New Hampton, your assertions that Reitzmag is trying to colonize Istkalen is utterly unfounded. My government and I myself had truly hoped that this petty bickering that has long degraded this council would have ended by now, but apparently my expectations of a national government with nukes and influence to constrain their personal feelings when deciding policy that will affect millions of people was too high. I am not the first to say this in the Council, but this is shameful behavior that is beneath the dignity of the people of Europe.

    Secondly Councilor Tusk, this is a repeal, is it not? There is nothing within the provisions of the law passed that required an unanimous vote by this council to repeal. The specific provision that required an unanimous vote was for the Forces, within the prevue of the law, to be withdrawn. Since the law did not specify any standards for the repeal of the law itself, it is reasonable to assume that this law can be repealed by the normal threshold. Of course, who knows? Because now we are stuck with a law that was poorly written and vague in its meaning.

    Tony Odhinazen
    EU Councilor, Ruthund

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