Declaration of war on Constancia
The Declaration of war on Constancia was the document passed by the Imperial Assembly on the 8th May of 2016 during the reign of the Kattei Emperor. It meant the formal start of the Euran War between Jingdao and Constancia.
Declaration of War
DECLARATION OF WAR ON CONSTANCIA
"By the grace of Cato, Germania and Sisera, the Emperor of Jingdao, Sacred Heavenly Light, seated on the throne occupied by the same dynasty from time immemorial, enjoin upon ye, Our loyal and brave subjects:
We hereby declare War on the Kingdom of Constancia. The men and officers of Our Army and Navy shall do their utmost in prosecuting the war. Our public servants of various departments shall perform faithfully and diligently their respective duties; the entire nation with a united will shall mobilize their total strength so that nothing will miscarry in the attainment of Our war aims.
To ensure the stability of Apollonia and to contribute to harmonious world peace is the far-sighted policy which was formulated by Our Great Illustrious Sisera and Our Great Imperial Heavenly Light succeeding Her, and which We lay constantly to heart. To cultivate friendship among nations and to enjoy prosperity in common with all nations, has always been the guiding principle of Our Empire's foreign policy. It has been truly unavoidable and far from Our wishes that Our Empire has been brought to cross swords with Constancia. Much time has passed since our acquisition of Kildare and the surrounding Apollonian lands. Eager for the realization of their inordinate ambition to dominate the Apollonian continent, several nations, giving support to the rebellious and terrorist groups, have aggravated the disturbances in our continent. Moreover those nations have increased military preparations on all sides of Our Empire to challenge Us. They have obstructed by every means Our peaceful commerce and finally resorted to a direct severance of economic relations, menacing gravely the existence of Our Empire. Patiently have We waited and long have We endured, in the hope that Our government might retrieve the situation in peace. But Our adversaries, showing not the least spirit of conciliation, have unduly delayed a settlement; and in the meantime they have intensified the economic and political pressure to compel thereby Our Empire to submission. This trend of affairs, would, if left unchecked, not only nullify Our Empire's efforts of many daors for the sake of the stabilization and purification of Apollonia, but also endanger the very existence of Our nation. The situation being such as it is, Our Empire, for its existence and self-defense has no other recourse but to appeal to arms and to crush every obstacle in its path.
Constancia, small but nonetheless one more nation which attempts to threaten our sovereignty, must be crushed to preserve world peace and serve as an example towards other Adversaries.
The hallowed spirits of Our Imperial Ancestors guarding Us from above, We rely upon the loyalty and courage of Our subjects in Our confident expectation that the task bequeathed by Our forefathers will be carried forward and that the sources of evil will be speedily eradicated and an enduring peace immutably established in Apollonia, preserving thereby the glory of Our Empire."
—Signed by the Heavenly Light, the Kattei Emperor, in concordance with the Imperial Assembly and His Government.