Foreign relations of Shorewell

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The foreign relations of the Shorewellese Empire are driven through its Department for Foreign Relations, built up in 2016 with the establishment of the nation. In spite of this, the authority to approve recognition, or for that matter any treaty, is surrendered over to the Monarchy unless otherwise delegated.

The Shorewellese Empire is the only remaining sovereign state in its vicinity, with the rest having become constituent states of Shorewell. Due to such, Shorewell retains an overall neutral foreign policy, with shifts between pacifism, isolationism, interventionist and expansionist ideas being evident at times. Shorewell was a member of the Union Against Micronational War, International Agricultural Development Pact, and the Grand Unified Micronational.

Recognized nations

Amidst the politics that surround Shorewell, the Empire has taken to recognizing various nations, states, and entities. Nations which are protected states of Shorewell are usually given protection in terms of military, though the arrangement itself is designed in separate treaties between Shorewell and the protected state. In addition, while many states have signed treaties with Shorewell, they aren't necessarily limited to mutual recognition, and at times include provisions of non-aggression or an alliance, but all in all, Shorewell is still considered to have signed a treaty of mutual recognition with that nation.

Nations which are protected states of Shorewell

  • Flag of the Kingdom of Cottonwood.png Kingdom of Cottonwood, since 20 July 2017 (acceded to Shorewell on 1 July 2018)
  •  Rajahnate of West Buryakia, since 20 July 2017
  • Flag of Elenora.png Principality of Elenora, since 20 July 2017 (acceded to Shorewell on 3 July 2018)
  • Flag of KD Evonia.png Krytocratic Demarchy of Evonia, since 20 July 2017
  •  Archduchy of New Flanders, since 28 July 2017

Nations with which Shorewell has signed a treaty of mutual recognition

(Italic text signifies that diplomatic relations have been suspended by the Sultanate.)

Nations which have a state of friendship with Shorewell

Other nations which Shorewell recognizes

(Bold text signifies that official recognition is mutual)