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Foreign relations of Sirocco
The foreign relations of the Federal Commonwealth of Sirocco were established prior to Sirocco's foundation on 4 November 2010. It chiefly manages diplomatic relations via MicroWiki and the national mail service. Sirocco's foreign policy is managed under a policy of being recognised (and recognising) as many micronations as possible, in order to allow mutual prosperity in both nations.
Diplomatic relations were initially established with the Slinky Empyre on 8 October 2010. Relations with Los Bay Petros, Starland and Zealandia were also organised prior to foundation. All relations established prior to foundation were made official upon the signing of the Constitution on 4 November 2010.
Sirocco currently recognises 28 micronations. Only one micronation has ever terminated relations with Sirocco, that being Burkland. However, currently Burkland still recognizes Sirocco despite the termination of relations.
Sirocco's official foreign policy is that of friend-making, whereby as many diplomatic relations as possible are established. Relations may be managed unofficially (i.e. without a formal treaty) or via a mutual recognition treaty. Sirocco recognises the sovereignty of the current and future governments of all micronations it has established relations with.
Sirocco recognises all macronations and the legitimacy of their governments (with the exception of the governments of North Korea and Myanmar/Burma), as well as the independence of Kosovo, Tibet, Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Under Sirocco's Constitution, only micronations with which Sirocco has established relations are officially recognised. Many other micronations are not recognised but acknowledged - this meaning that it is known that these micronations exist but no relations have officially been initiated. This is the case with all nations before relations with Sirocco began.
Friends of Sirocco are nations with which relations have been established. Allies of Sirocco are nations with which a formal treaty has been signed.
|1||Los Bay Petros||Friend||17 October 2010|
|2||Starland||Friend||18 October 2010|
|3||Zealandia||Ally||31 October 2010||The Treaty for Sirocco and Zealandia was ratified by the Siroccan National Government on 9 December 2010. Relations with Zealandia were suspended on 29 January 2011 after the Federal Commonwealth of Sirocco and Zealandia dissolved following a diplomatic crisis there.|
Relations were restarted on 15 February 2011 following the resignation of First Minister Sebastian Linden.
Suspended on 13 December 2011 following a breach of the conditions set by the Protection of Conservatism Act 2011, finally terminated on 15 January 2012. Relations were restarted on 1 September 2012.
|4||Pamale||Friend||4 November 2010||It is not known when diplomatic relations between Sirocco and Pamale actually began, but 4 November 2010 is used as it is the only guide date.|
|5||Hamland||Friend||18 November 2010||Hamland was the first micronation to be recognised after foundation.|
|6||Carlington||Friend||25 November 2010|
|7||A1||Ally||4 December 2010||A1 was the first nation to sign an official diplomatic treaty with Sirocco.|
Relations were suspended between 1 May and 31 August 2012 following "unacceptable conduct" on the part of then-A1 leader James Wilary.
|8||Bethania||Friend||12 December 2010|
|9||Gratismansland||Friend||19 December 2010|
|10||Senya||Friend||8 January 2011||Initially refused relations, upon investigation after reforms within Senya, diplomatic relations were allowed.|
|11||Wyvern||Friend||9 January 2011||Wyvern was the first nation to accept relations in real-time talks.|
|12||Dranoria||Friend||10 January 2011|
|13||St.Charlie||Ally||15 January 2011|
|14||Valnorgrad||Friend||23 January 2011|
|15||Austenasia||Friend||15 February 2011|
|16||Nasatroe||Friend||23 February 2011|
|17||Walkoria||Ally||12 May 2011|
|18||Erephisia||Friend||1 October 2011|
|19||Juclandia||Ally||26 November 2011||Treaty ratified 12 February 2012.|
|20||Saint Luke and Amager||Ally||4 March 2012||Treaty ratified 17 December 2012.|
|21||Palasia||Friend||23 April 2012|
|22||Lostisland||Friend||25 July 2012|
|23||Caladonia||Friend||1 September 2012|
|24||Überstadt||Friend||1 September 2012|
|25||Schwanensee||Friend||20 October 2012|
Relations that have been terminated are classed as "no longer active."
|1||Slinky Empyre||Friend||8 October 2010||19 November 2010||2 January 2011||Sirocco first opened relations with the Slinky Empyre on 8 October 2010 but were suspended on 19 November 2010 due to actions undertaken by Kyng Fyrst. Relations were officially terminated on 2 January 2011.|
|3||Tiana||Friend||13 July 2011||6 April 2012||11 April 2012||Relations with Tiana were suspended on 6 April 2012 after Tianan leader Joseph Puglisi made comments about war veterans and the Premier's heritage that were deemed offensive. Relations were terminated on 11 April after Puglisi claimed to lead the "Republic of Sirocco".|
|4||Burkland||Friend||26 November 2011||11 April 2012||23 April 2012||Only country to officially terminate relations with Sirocco as opposed to Sirocco terminating relations with another country. This was due to actions against Tiana deemed imperialist by the Burklandi government. Sirocco officially ended recognition of Burkland on 23 April 2012.|
|5||República de los Dioses del Sol Azteca Flag.jpg||República de los Dioses del Sol Azteca||Friend||2 January 2011||-||31 August 2012||Terminated due to sockpuppeting.|
|6||Yabloko||Ally||5 December 2010||-||31 August 2012||Left micronationalism.|
|7||Kozuc||Friend||10 August 2011||-||31 August 2012||Merged with St.Charlie.|
These are micronations with which Sirocco automatically recognised on November 4, 2010. A mutual recognition treaty does not need to be signed with automatically-recognised micronations. Automatically recognised micronations are those which are seen as the "superpowers", and are not members of the MicroWiki sector.
Sirocco has no official policy for joining micronational organisations, however it was a member of the Organisation of Active Micronations, having been unanimously accepted on November 12, 2010 and a member until dissolution. Sirocco is also a founding member of TASPAC.