KITAKYO (DFNS) - The State of Bysalia, a micronation located in the United Kingdom, announced Wednesday that it is claiming Marikina City in the Republic of the Philippines as the "Reichskommissariat Marikina" - or Reich Commissariat of Marikina in English.
According to the Bysalian Telegraph, John Gordon, Chancellor of the State of Bysalia, signed into effect a decree on the occupation of Marikina City and the establishment of a Reichskommissariat in the area.
The Bysalian Telegraph also mentioned that the State of Bysalia had been in contact with the Daikoku Federation in regards to Reichskommissariat Marikina.
Chancellor Gordon appointed Migs Caldeo, Co-President of the Daikoku Federation and President of the Democratic People's Republic of Urbonia, as the Reichskommissar (Reich Commissar) of Marikina and was given the military rank of Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshal).
The Bysalian Telegraph also said that the Reichkommissariat Marikina would be integrated into Bysalian territory on the session of its Reichstag on 10 August.
The Presidency of the Daikoku Federation released a statement in regards to Reichskommissariat Marikina, saying that:
"Despite the fact that the State of Bysalia had asked for the opinion of our Daikoku Federation in regards to Reichskommissariat Marikina and that Chancellor John Gordon appointed Co-President Migs Caldeo as Reichskommissar of the area, the State of Bysalia is solely responsible for deciding on the creation of the Reichskommissariat Marikina.
"Furthermore, our Daikoku Federation shall recognize Reichskommissariat Marikina as an integral part of the territory of the State of Bysalia and shall also exercise administration in the area in behalf of the Bysalian government."