Rwanda has officially declared Britain an “unsafe country.” The decision, which came as a shock to many, has ignited a flurry of speculation and amusement around the world.

Rwandan officials cited a variety of reasons for their declaration, ranging from the perpetually gloomy weather to the perceived hazards of driving on the wrong side of the road. “We cannot, in good conscience, allow our citizens to visit such a hazardous place,” declared one Rwandan official, barely managing to suppress a smirk.

British officials were quick to respond, expressing confusion and mild amusement at Rwanda’s sudden concern for their citizens’ safety. “We appreciate Rwanda’s concern, but we assure them that our country is perfectly safe,” said one British diplomat, stifling a chuckle. “Though we do recommend an umbrella and perhaps a map for navigation.”

The declaration has sparked a wave of social media commentary, with many Brits poking fun at themselves and their homeland’s reputation for rainy weather and eccentricities. “We’re devastated that Rwanda doesn’t want to come over for a cuppa and a chat about the weather,” quipped one Twitter user, tongue firmly in cheek.

Despite the humor surrounding the declaration, it serves as a reminder of the often absurd nature of international relations and the peculiarities of diplomatic interactions. Who knew that a country’s safety could be called into question based on its penchant for queuing and its love of tea?

As Rwanda stands firm in its decision and Britain continues to navigate the fallout, one thing is for certain: the world is a strange and unpredictable place, where even the most unlikely scenarios can become reality. So, grab your umbrella and your sense of humour, because you never know what diplomatic surprises await around the corner.