Email received: Foreign Office (FCO) (foreignoffice) is now following your updates on Twitter.
Not sure if I should be worried or flattered or both. However if I start updating my Twitter status with advice on international relations, you’ll know why.
More seriously, the use of Twitter to get messages out of Iran, for example, is something that should inform our Government, even if regional media cannot. Iran, after all, has more journalists in gaol than any other country.