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The '''Great Micronational Antarctic War''' <ref>http://micronaciones.wikia.com/wiki/Guerra_Antartica (Spanish affilate of MicroWiki)</ref>, also known as the '''Siple War '''was a micronational conflict between the [[Grand Duchy of Flandrensis]], [[Finismund]], [[Marie State]] and the [[Westarctica|Grand Duchy of Westarctica]] that began on January 29th [[2009]] and was officially ended by [[Flandrensis]] and [[Finismund]] on the 1st of June [[2009]]. The conflict was even mentioned in a Dutch travel [http://www.columbusmagazine.nl/special/2685/10_the_grand_duchy_of_westarctica_west-antarctica.html magazine].
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The '''Great Micronational Antarctic War''',<ref>http://micronaciones.wikia.com/wiki/Guerra_Antartica (Spanish affilate of MicroWiki)</ref> also known as the '''Siple War '''was a micronational conflict between the [[Grand Duchy of Flandrensis]], [[Finismund]], [[Marie State]] and the [[Westarctica|Grand Duchy of Westarctica]] that began on 29 January [[2009]] and was declared over by [[Flandrensis]] and [[Finismund]] on 1 June [[2009]], though an official and final end was not reached until the West-Antarctic treaty was signed on 24 September 2010. The conflict was even mentioned in a Dutch travel [http://www.columbusmagazine.nl/special/2685/10_the_grand_duchy_of_westarctica_west-antarctica.html magazine].
  
The conflict was sparked by a controversy over territorial claims, with both nations claiming sovereignty over Siple Island and West-Antarctica and neither being willing to recognise the other's claims. The conflict has been characterised by the support of the [[Grand Unified Micronational]], which has lead to a massive increase in diplomatic support for Flandrensis & Finismund - despite this, GUM withdrew it's support on May 27th [[2009]], a few days before the conclusion of the conflict.
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The conflict was sparked by a controversy over territorial claims, with both nations claiming sovereignty over Siple Island and West-Antarctica and neither being willing to recognise the other's claims. The conflict has been characterised by the support of the [[Grand Unified Micronational]], which has lead to a massive increase in diplomatic support for Flandrensis & Finismund - despite this, GUM withdrew it's support on 27 May 2009, a few days before the conclusion of the conflict.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
In January [[2008]], Westarctica appeared on the internet as an inactive micronational entity. On September 04th [[2009|2008]], the Grand Duchy of Flandrensis was founded and, as it noticed that the absence of Westarctica made it's territory unclaimed, he proclamed the small antarctic island of Siple as the official territory of the Grand Duchy on November 28th 2008. Two other micronations, [[Finismund]] and [[Marie State]] claimed land in West-Antarctica earlier.
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In January [[2008]], Westarctica appeared to have become an inactive micronational entity, due to it letting its .com domain lapse. On 4 September 2008, the Grand Duchy of Flandrensis was founded and, as it noticed that the absence of Westarctica made it's territory unclaimed, he proclaimed the small Antarctic island of Siple as the official territory of the Grand Duchy on November 28, 2008. Two other micronations, [[Finismund]] and [[Marie State]] claimed land in West-Antarctica earlier.
  
After the settlement of several new Antarctic micronations, on the 31st of December [[2008]], Westarctica came back online, a fter a long period of absence, and claimed all of it's former territory, which included Flandrensis' Siple Island and the territory of [[Finismund]] and [[Marie State]]. Following this, Flandrensis' Officials tried to negotiate peace with Westartica, but were referred as ''usurpers''.
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After the settlement of several new Antarctic micronations, on 31 December 2008, Westarctica revived its online presence, and claimed all of its former territory, which included Siple Island (claimed by Flandrensis) and the claimed territory of [[Finismund]] and [[Marie State]]. Following this, Flandrensis' Officials tried to negotiate peace with Westartica, but were referred as ''usurpers''.
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Following their statements of refusal of negotiating with Flandrensis or Finismund, the leader of the Flandrensis, [[Niels I of Flandrensis]] requested help from the [[Grand Unified Micronational]], which at the time, already had about a dozen of members. In the beginning, the intermicronational organization became very involved in the matter, and most, if not all of its member states, started protecting Flandrensis in its symbolic war for Siple Island. This side was also known as the '''Flandrensis Side '''(including Finismund & Marie State).
  
Following their statements of refusal of negotiating with Flandrensis or Finismund, the leader of the Grand Duchy, [[Niels I of Flandrensis]] requested help from the [[Grand Unified Micronational]], which at the time, already had about a dozen of members. In the beginning, the intermicronational organization became very involved in the matter, and most, if not all of its member states, started protecting Flandrensis in its symbolic war for Siple Island. This side was also known as the '''Flandrensis Side '''(including Finismund & Marie State).
 
 
==Foundation of the GAMA==
 
==Foundation of the GAMA==
 
[[Flandrensis]], [[Finismund]] and [[Marie State]] formed an alliance to protect their territory better. They founded the GAMA (Grupo Del Acuerdo Micronational Antartico), also the [[FSA]] and [[Keep Watch]] joined the GAMA, now the current [[Antarctic Micronational Union]].
 
[[Flandrensis]], [[Finismund]] and [[Marie State]] formed an alliance to protect their territory better. They founded the GAMA (Grupo Del Acuerdo Micronational Antartico), also the [[FSA]] and [[Keep Watch]] joined the GAMA, now the current [[Antarctic Micronational Union]].
  
 
==Studying Maps==
 
==Studying Maps==
Grand Duke [[Niels I of Flandrensis]], Premier Terry Schultz of [[Marie State]] and King Petrus Maximus of [[Finismund]] tried in different ways to find proof that could have lead them to victory. On the 25th of March [[2009]], Officials of Flandrensis, while observing the maps <ref>http://www.westarctica.org/aboutus.html</ref> published on Westartican websites, disovered that Siple island was not highlited in yellow, and therefore, was not officially claimed. As a way to justify this proof, Flandrensis claimed that the map was also previously used several years ago by founder and former leader of Westartica, Grand Duke Travis McHenry. Nevertheless, four days later, on the 29th of March [[2009]], Jon Lawrence of Westartica brutally answered Flandrensis' Officials (''If your anti-social behavior stems from a medical issue, it is my sincere hope you find the treatment you need'') and definitely concluded all peace proposals by Flandrensis. Formerly, both [[Finismund]] and [[Flandrensis]] concluded that the ‘symbolic war’ against Westarctica was no longer necessary and even started discussing about the sharing of the sovereignity of Byrd’s land.
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Grand Duke [[Niels I of Flandrensis]], Premier Terry Schultz of [[Marie State]] and King Petrus Maximus of [[Finismund]] tried in different ways to find proof that could have lead them to victory. On 25 March 2009, Officials of Flandrensis, while observing the maps <ref>http://www.westarctica.org/aboutus.html</ref> published on Westartican websites, discovered that Siple island was not highlighted in yellow, and was arguably not officially claimed. As a way to justify this proof, Flandrensis claimed that the map was also previously used several years ago by founder and former leader of Westarctica, Grand Duke [[Travis McHenry]]. These maps contradicted the initial claim by Travis McHenry on 30 October 2001 which stated:
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''"I...claim for myself all land between 90 degrees west and 150 degrees west and south of 60 degrees south to include all sea and ice shelves."''
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In response to their charge that the map usage invalidated the claim to Siple Island, on 29 March 2009 Grand Duke Jon-Lawrence of Westarctica answered Flandrensis' Officials (''If your anti-social behavior stems from a medical issue, it is my sincere hope you find the treatment you need'') and effectively concluded all peace talks with Flandrensis. Formerly, both [[Finismund]] and [[Flandrensis]] concluded that the ‘symbolic war’ against Westarctica was no longer necessary and even started discussing about the sharing of the sovereignty of Byrd’s land.
  
 
== Unilateral ceasefire ==
 
== Unilateral ceasefire ==
Because Jon Lawrence of Westarctica doesn't wanted to negotiate, there was no chance that this conflict would stop. Therefore Flandrensis and Finismund simply ignored Westarctica's territorial claim. They end this conflict on 1 June [[2009]] and just ignore Westarctica, who already become inactive on that moment. Finismund and Flandrensis recognised, as sign of our good will, the sovereignty of Westarctica on Peter I Island. However, it was their intention to ignore the rest of Westarctica’s claim. They believed that micronations on Antarctica can and should live together, and Finismund has offered twice to share the territories to Westarctica. Flandrensis and Finismund asked to all micronations that are involved in this conflict to ignore the claim of Westarctica.
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Because Jon-Lawrence of Westarctica indicated no desire to negotiate, it was decided by other relevant parties that there was no way to formally conclude hostilities. Therefore Flandrensis and Finismund elected to simply ignore Westarctica's territorial claim. They declared an end to the conflict on 1 June 2009 and chose to simply ignore Westarctica, who by that point had entered another period of inactivity. Finismund and Flandrensis recognised, as sign of good will, the sovereignty of Westarctica on Peter I Island. However, it was their stated intention to ignore the rest of Westarctica’s claim. They believed that micronations on Antarctica can and should live together, and Finismund had offered twice to share the territories with Westarctica. Flandrensis and Finismund asked to all micronations involved in this conflict to ignore the claim of Westarctica.
  
 
==Restarting negotiations==
 
==Restarting negotiations==
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In June 2010 Westarctica's Minister of Defense, the Count of Waesche, had returned to the scene after several years of confusion over how to communicate with the absentee Westarctican leadership. He contacted Grand Duke [[Niels I of Flandrensis]], who was at that moment serving as the Secretary-General of the [[Antarctic Micronational Union]]. Count Waesche and Travis McHenry overthrew Jon Lawrence as Grand Duke of Westarctica in a bloodless coup, and re-opened negotiations with Flandrensis and the [[AMU]], as Finismund had ceased operations by that time.
  
In June 2010 Count Waesche (''Minister of Defense'') contacted Grand Duke [[Niels I of Flandrensis]], on that moment the current Secretary-General of the [[Antarctic Micronational Union]]. Count Waesche and Travis McHenry replaced Jon Lawrence as Grand Duke of Westarctica, and re-opened negotiations with Flandrensis and the [[AMU]] (Finismund didn't exist anymore). The negotiations were delicate because several Antarctic micronations are involved in the negotiations, but the negotiations were progressing seriously and on a respectful way.
 
 
==Final end of the conflict==
 
==Final end of the conflict==
On September 24th, 2010 [[Westarctica]] and the [[AMU]] reach an agreement, called the ''West-Antarctic Treaty''. [[Flandrensis]], supported by Secretaris-General James von Puchow of the AMU, did a last proposal to Westarctica.
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On 24 September 2010 [[Westarctica]] and interested parties representing the [[AMU]] reached an agreement, called the ''West-Antarctic Treaty''.
  
During the negotiations [[Marie State]] was declared as a defunct nation and removed from the [[AMU]], following the AMU-Treaty the territory of defunct nations goes to the AMU. The AMU offered the formal territory of [[Marie State]], togheter with an re-unclaimed area of West-Antarctica to Westarctica. Count Waesche of Westarctica accept the offer and declared that Westarctica would recognize all West-Antarctic micronations and would join the [[AMU]].
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During the negotiations [[Marie State]] was declared as a defunct nation and removed from the [[AMU]], following the AMU-Treaty the territory of defunct nations goes to the AMU. The AMU offered the formal territory of [[Marie State]], together with the former claim of West-Antarctica to Westarctica. Count Waesche of Westarctica accepted the offer and declared that Westarctica would recognize all West-Antarctic micronations and would join the [[AMU]].
  
Later Travis McHenry, king of [[Calsahara]], awarded Count Waesche and Grand Duke Niels of Flandrensis with the '''Legion of Peace'''.
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==Countries Involved==
  
==Countries Involved==
 
 
===Flandrensis side===
 
===Flandrensis side===
 
* [[File:Vlag.jpg|border|25px]] [[Grand Duchy of Flandrensis]]
 
* [[File:Vlag.jpg|border|25px]] [[Grand Duchy of Flandrensis]]
 
* [[File:Flag of the Federated States of Antarctica.png|border|25px]] [[Federated States of Antarctica]]
 
* [[File:Flag of the Federated States of Antarctica.png|border|25px]] [[Federated States of Antarctica]]
 
* [[File:Imperial Flag.jpg|border|25px]] [[Ohio Empire]]
 
* [[File:Imperial Flag.jpg|border|25px]] [[Ohio Empire]]
* [[File:Frestovenia.png|bordeer|25px]] [[Frestovenia]]
 
 
* [[File:New Scientopian Flag.png|border|25px]] [[New Scientopia]]
 
* [[File:New Scientopian Flag.png|border|25px]] [[New Scientopia]]
 
* [[File:Camuria land flag.png|border|25px]] [[Camuria]]
 
* [[File:Camuria land flag.png|border|25px]] [[Camuria]]
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== Intermicronational response ==
 
== Intermicronational response ==
*[[File:Flag stcharlie.png|border|25px]] '''[[Federal Republic of St.Charlie]]''': Declared as a protest against the way Westartica is dealing with the issue, to not recognize Westartican claims. Therefore, St.Charlie is the first nation that officially recognizes Siple Island as territory of Flandrensis.
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*[[File:Flag stcharlie.png|border|25px]] '''[[Federal Republic of St.Charlie]]''': Declared as a protest against the way Westartica had been dealing with the issue, and chose to not recognize Westartican claims. This made St. Charlie the first nation to officially recognize Siple Island as a territory of Flandrensis.
*[[File:Flag of the Federated States of Antarctica.png|border|25px]] '''[[Federated States of Antarctica]]''': An ally of Flandrensis since within a week of its inception, the Federated States has always supported Flandrensis and Finismund in the conflict. President [[David Powell]] stated: "We believe that Westarctica has made an illegal claim to the territory in question based on an incorrect interpretation of the Antarctic Treaty. Much of the contention revolves around whether Westarctica became inactive, and, if so, whether this period of inactivity constitutes a relinquishment of any claims. We contend that this matter is not relevant, since Westarctica's original claim was illegal to begin with."
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*[[File:Flag of the Federated States of Antarctica.png|border|25px]] '''[[Federated States of Antarctica]]''': An ally of Flandrensis since within a week of its inception, the Federated States supported Flandrensis and Finismund in the conflict. President [[David Powell]] stated: "We believe that Westarctica has made an illegal claim to the territory in question based on an incorrect interpretation of the Antarctic Treaty. Much of the contention revolves around whether Westarctica became inactive, and, if so, whether this period of inactivity constitutes a relinquishment of any claims. We contend that this matter is not relevant, since Westarctica's original claim was illegal to begin with." It has been noted that this statement would likely imply that the claims of Flandrensis and Finismund would also have been illegal.
*[[File:Commerusia.png|border|25px]] '''[[Democratic People's Republic of Erusia]]''': Initially established complete neutrality in the matter and refused to involve itself in the affair. Since becoming elected Chair of the [[Grand Unified Micronational]], Erusia has become highly critical of the conflict and in particular the conduct of both sides. Erusia accuses Westarctica of being unprofessional and extremely offensive, but also condemns Flandrensis' side in the conflict for appearing to "''have adopted the same dictatorial territorial policies it has criticised West Acrtica of having''", asserting that neither side is acting in the interests of peace. On May 27th [[2009]], even though the war appeared to be coming to an end, the GUM Chair officially condemned the conflict and called on all GUM members to instead adopt a neutral foreign policy and work towards a balanced peace, ending nearly four months of official GUM support.
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*[[File:Commerusia.png|border|25px]] '''[[Democratic People's Republic of Erusia]]''': Initially established complete neutrality in the matter and refused to involve itself in the affair. After becoming elected Chair of the [[Grand Unified Micronational]], Erusia became highly critical of the conflict and in particular the conduct of both sides. Erusia accused Westarctica of being unprofessional and extremely offensive, but also condemned Flandrensis' side in the conflict for appearing to "''have adopted the same dictatorial territorial policies it has criticised West Acrtica [sic] of having''", asserting that neither side was acting in the interests of peace. On May 27 [[2009]], even though the war appeared to be coming to an end, the GUM Chair officially condemned the conflict and called on all GUM members to instead adopt a neutral foreign policy and work towards a balanced peace, ending nearly four months of official GUM support.
*[[File:Noflag.png|border|25px]] '''[[Kingdom of Neutralia]]''' - Minister of Foreign Affairs [[Timmy W. Edwardson]] asks that the Grand Duchy of Flandrensis and Westarctica end the war and negotiate during the current session of the [[North American Micronational Congress]] (which does not only handle the affairs of North American micronations)
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*'''Kingdom of Neutralia''' - Minister of Foreign Affairs Timmy W. Edwardson asked that the Grand Duchies of Flandrensis and Westarctica end the war and negotiate during the ongoing session of the North American Micronational Congress (which did not limit itself the affairs of North American micronations)
  
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==

Latest revision as of 16:52, 8 June 2021

Great Micronational Antarctic War
(part of Black March)
Image Siple Island Antarctica.png
Date January 29, 2009 - June 1, 2009 (de jure)
January 29, 2009 - September 24, 2010 (de facto)
Location Siple Island, West-Antarctic Sector
Result
  • Stalemate
  • Belligerents recognized each other on September 24, 2010
  • Westarctica joined the AMU.
Belligerents

Vlag.jpg Flandrensis Side

Westarc.jpg Westarctica Side

Commanders

Vlag.jpg Niels I of Flandrensis
Finismund Flag.jpg Petrus Máximus of Finismund

Westarc.jpg Jon-Lawrence Langer

Strength
N/A N/A
Casualties and losses
0 0

The Great Micronational Antarctic War,[1] also known as the Siple War was a micronational conflict between the Grand Duchy of Flandrensis, Finismund, Marie State and the Grand Duchy of Westarctica that began on 29 January 2009 and was declared over by Flandrensis and Finismund on 1 June 2009, though an official and final end was not reached until the West-Antarctic treaty was signed on 24 September 2010. The conflict was even mentioned in a Dutch travel magazine.

The conflict was sparked by a controversy over territorial claims, with both nations claiming sovereignty over Siple Island and West-Antarctica and neither being willing to recognise the other's claims. The conflict has been characterised by the support of the Grand Unified Micronational, which has lead to a massive increase in diplomatic support for Flandrensis & Finismund - despite this, GUM withdrew it's support on 27 May 2009, a few days before the conclusion of the conflict.

History

In January 2008, Westarctica appeared to have become an inactive micronational entity, due to it letting its .com domain lapse. On 4 September 2008, the Grand Duchy of Flandrensis was founded and, as it noticed that the absence of Westarctica made it's territory unclaimed, he proclaimed the small Antarctic island of Siple as the official territory of the Grand Duchy on November 28, 2008. Two other micronations, Finismund and Marie State claimed land in West-Antarctica earlier.

After the settlement of several new Antarctic micronations, on 31 December 2008, Westarctica revived its online presence, and claimed all of its former territory, which included Siple Island (claimed by Flandrensis) and the claimed territory of Finismund and Marie State. Following this, Flandrensis' Officials tried to negotiate peace with Westartica, but were referred as usurpers.

Following their statements of refusal of negotiating with Flandrensis or Finismund, the leader of the Flandrensis, Niels I of Flandrensis requested help from the Grand Unified Micronational, which at the time, already had about a dozen of members. In the beginning, the intermicronational organization became very involved in the matter, and most, if not all of its member states, started protecting Flandrensis in its symbolic war for Siple Island. This side was also known as the Flandrensis Side (including Finismund & Marie State).

Foundation of the GAMA

Flandrensis, Finismund and Marie State formed an alliance to protect their territory better. They founded the GAMA (Grupo Del Acuerdo Micronational Antartico), also the FSA and Keep Watch joined the GAMA, now the current Antarctic Micronational Union.

Studying Maps

Grand Duke Niels I of Flandrensis, Premier Terry Schultz of Marie State and King Petrus Maximus of Finismund tried in different ways to find proof that could have lead them to victory. On 25 March 2009, Officials of Flandrensis, while observing the maps [2] published on Westartican websites, discovered that Siple island was not highlighted in yellow, and was arguably not officially claimed. As a way to justify this proof, Flandrensis claimed that the map was also previously used several years ago by founder and former leader of Westarctica, Grand Duke Travis McHenry. These maps contradicted the initial claim by Travis McHenry on 30 October 2001 which stated:

"I...claim for myself all land between 90 degrees west and 150 degrees west and south of 60 degrees south to include all sea and ice shelves."

In response to their charge that the map usage invalidated the claim to Siple Island, on 29 March 2009 Grand Duke Jon-Lawrence of Westarctica answered Flandrensis' Officials (If your anti-social behavior stems from a medical issue, it is my sincere hope you find the treatment you need) and effectively concluded all peace talks with Flandrensis. Formerly, both Finismund and Flandrensis concluded that the ‘symbolic war’ against Westarctica was no longer necessary and even started discussing about the sharing of the sovereignty of Byrd’s land.

Unilateral ceasefire

Because Jon-Lawrence of Westarctica indicated no desire to negotiate, it was decided by other relevant parties that there was no way to formally conclude hostilities. Therefore Flandrensis and Finismund elected to simply ignore Westarctica's territorial claim. They declared an end to the conflict on 1 June 2009 and chose to simply ignore Westarctica, who by that point had entered another period of inactivity. Finismund and Flandrensis recognised, as sign of good will, the sovereignty of Westarctica on Peter I Island. However, it was their stated intention to ignore the rest of Westarctica’s claim. They believed that micronations on Antarctica can and should live together, and Finismund had offered twice to share the territories with Westarctica. Flandrensis and Finismund asked to all micronations involved in this conflict to ignore the claim of Westarctica.

Restarting negotiations

In June 2010 Westarctica's Minister of Defense, the Count of Waesche, had returned to the scene after several years of confusion over how to communicate with the absentee Westarctican leadership. He contacted Grand Duke Niels I of Flandrensis, who was at that moment serving as the Secretary-General of the Antarctic Micronational Union. Count Waesche and Travis McHenry overthrew Jon Lawrence as Grand Duke of Westarctica in a bloodless coup, and re-opened negotiations with Flandrensis and the AMU, as Finismund had ceased operations by that time.

Final end of the conflict

On 24 September 2010 Westarctica and interested parties representing the AMU reached an agreement, called the West-Antarctic Treaty.

During the negotiations Marie State was declared as a defunct nation and removed from the AMU, following the AMU-Treaty the territory of defunct nations goes to the AMU. The AMU offered the formal territory of Marie State, together with the former claim of West-Antarctica to Westarctica. Count Waesche of Westarctica accepted the offer and declared that Westarctica would recognize all West-Antarctic micronations and would join the AMU.

Countries Involved

Flandrensis side

Westarctica side

Intermicronational response

  • Flag stcharlie.png Federal Republic of St.Charlie: Declared as a protest against the way Westartica had been dealing with the issue, and chose to not recognize Westartican claims. This made St. Charlie the first nation to officially recognize Siple Island as a territory of Flandrensis.
  • Flag of the Federated States of Antarctica.png Federated States of Antarctica: An ally of Flandrensis since within a week of its inception, the Federated States supported Flandrensis and Finismund in the conflict. President David Powell stated: "We believe that Westarctica has made an illegal claim to the territory in question based on an incorrect interpretation of the Antarctic Treaty. Much of the contention revolves around whether Westarctica became inactive, and, if so, whether this period of inactivity constitutes a relinquishment of any claims. We contend that this matter is not relevant, since Westarctica's original claim was illegal to begin with." It has been noted that this statement would likely imply that the claims of Flandrensis and Finismund would also have been illegal.
  • Commerusia.png Democratic People's Republic of Erusia: Initially established complete neutrality in the matter and refused to involve itself in the affair. After becoming elected Chair of the Grand Unified Micronational, Erusia became highly critical of the conflict and in particular the conduct of both sides. Erusia accused Westarctica of being unprofessional and extremely offensive, but also condemned Flandrensis' side in the conflict for appearing to "have adopted the same dictatorial territorial policies it has criticised West Acrtica [sic] of having", asserting that neither side was acting in the interests of peace. On May 27 2009, even though the war appeared to be coming to an end, the GUM Chair officially condemned the conflict and called on all GUM members to instead adopt a neutral foreign policy and work towards a balanced peace, ending nearly four months of official GUM support.
  • Kingdom of Neutralia - Minister of Foreign Affairs Timmy W. Edwardson asked that the Grand Duchies of Flandrensis and Westarctica end the war and negotiate during the ongoing session of the North American Micronational Congress (which did not limit itself the affairs of North American micronations)

Notes