'You can't sit with us': how Mean Girls and gifs became part of global diplomacy

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Should we be concerned after the US Israeli embassy responded to Iran’s supreme leader with a Regina George quote?

This week, Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ordered preparations to be made to begin enriching uranium if the 2015 nuclear deal collapses completely. It’s a move that could further destabilise relations between Iran and the west and begin a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. The ayatollah followed up with tweets saying Israel was a “cancerous tumour” that must be “removed and eradicated”.

How did the Israeli embassy in the United States respond to this potential doomsday scenario? With a Regina George gif from Mean Girls:

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You really don’t change, do you? pic.twitter.com/HDfS9A8jWZ

Ukraine expels 13 @Russia diplomats in coordinated effort with 14 EU member states and U.S. condemning #Salisbury attack and poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia pic.twitter.com/VSvaAchaNO

The temperature of relations drops to ➖2️⃣3️⃣, but we are not afraid of cold weather. pic.twitter.com/mand9YyoaE

.@realDonaldTrump please don’t change the (political) climate for the worse.

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