But you do have to make a move, and something stronger than a diplomatic protest.
I'm sure the Yeltsin government will be making a diplomatic protest within hours.
A diplomatic protest was lodged, but there were no more breaks.
The British protested but restricted their response to a diplomatic protest.
The usual diplomatic protests from Third World countries are to be expected, of course.
This led to criminal investigations, diplomatic protests, legislative action and industry reaction.
And they'd be certain to lodge all sorts of diplomatic protests.
With both the diplomatic protests and the public statements having failed to stop the attacks, American officials again began to discuss what to do.
The Japanese government made a formal diplomatic protest to China.
Our repertoire of diplomatic protests has been far from exhausted.