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Thipu1

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Commonwealth Question
« on: May 02, 2012, 10:11:06 AM »
What constitutes membership in the British Commonwealth?

Are all former colonies automatically included?

May an independent nation opt out?

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Re: Commonwealth Question
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2012, 02:42:42 PM »
This video will explain it for you.

Or at least the first two questions you had.




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Re: Commonwealth Question
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2012, 06:07:22 PM »
That video is fantastic!

As for your 3rd question: according to the official website of the British Monarchy, membership is voluntary so yes, an independent country can opt out. 

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Re: Commonwealth Question
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2012, 07:48:35 PM »
Thank you. 

The suggestions are very helpful.