|The Purple-Ice Upgrade|
The Purple-Ice Upgrade is a Mutual Defense and Optional Aggression Pact signed between Polaris and The United Empire of Zah'Aharon on November 29, 2017. The treaty is an upgrade of The North Star Watches Over You, a Protectorate Treaty signed between Polaris and TUE on December 22, 2016. The treaty was terminated on October 28, 2019 after TUE merged into Polaris.
Article I: Non-Aggression
The undersigned parties agree that no military actions should be taken against other signatories to this treaty. Furthermore, all disputes between signatories will be resolved through private diplomatic channels. In the instance a war or raid is declared, the aggressor alliance agrees to pay reparations to the other signatory for all damages in a timely manner.
Article II: Mutual Defense
If either signatory is attacked by a foreign entity, it is the obligation of the other signatory to assist by using all means at their disposal, including economical, political, and direct military force.
Article III: Optional Aggression
If either signatory declares war on a foreign enemy, the other signatory is encouraged to assist at their discretion in any way possible. The signatory initiating hostilities is under the obligation to inform the other signatory a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the planned start of hostilities. Both signatories additionally agree to refrain from taking any actions, direct or indirect, that may cause the other signatory to enter an aggressive conflict unwillingly, without first obtaining approval from the other signatory.
Article IV: Intelligence
Should a signatory learn of impending action against another signatory, said signatory is obligated to tell the other party as soon as reasonably possible.
Article V: Dissolution of Terms
Should a signatory wish to withdraw from this treaty, they must inform the other signatory 72 hours in advance of their withdrawal, at which time they are released from the above obligations.
Signed for Polaris
AlmightyGrub, Emperor of Polaris
WSxPhoenix, Minister of Truth
Kriegskoenig, Minister of Peace
Signed for The United Empire of Zah'Aharon
Empress Therana, Founder of the Empire
Empress Alexia, Keeper of the Realm
Advisor Hydraik, the Weeaboo
Lord Roose Bolton, Lord of Foreign Affairs
Lord De_Quan, Lord of Internal Affairs
Lord Curtis III, Lord of Econ
Lord Lorhill, Supreme Commander