US diplomat pranked by Russians

Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov, known as Vovan and Lexus. Source: Vovan222Prank.
Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov, known as Vovan and Lexus. Source: Vovan222Prank.

A COUPLE of Russian funnymen prank-called US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley by posing as a Polish government official.

Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov, known as Vovan and Lexus, posted a video in which a woman the cutups said was Haley thought she was speaking to Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, The [Charleston] Post and Courier reported.

"Let me start with very much thanking you for the support we received on the vote today. We will never forget it," the gullible Haley told the phony PM.

Poland was one of 35 countries who abstained from voting on a UN resolution condemning President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The phony Morawiecki also asked Haley about the fictional island of Binomo in the South China Sea.

"You know Binomo?" he asked.

"Yes, yes," Haley replied.

"They had elections and we suppose Russians had its intervention," the comic said.

"Yes, of course they did, absolutely. We've been watching that very closely, and I think we will continue to watch that as we deal with the issues that keep coming up about the South China Sea," she answered.

He then asked Haley what the US was going to do about it.

"Let me find out exactly what our stance is on that, and what if anything the US is doing or thinks should be done, and I will report back to you on that as well," she said.

Haley's spokesman John Degory, told the paper, "we have nothing to share on that at this time."

This story was first published on the New York Post and has been republished here with permission.

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