The US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Nikki Haley, was pranked by a couple of Russian comedians, one of whom called the American diplomat and posed as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

The Russian comedians — Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov — posted a video over the weekend, in which a woman — identified by the comedians as Haley — is talking to one of the comedians, believing that he is the Polish premiere.

The comedians have also targeted other American officials previously. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, in July, also held a phone interview with the comedians, where one of them posed as Ukraine's prime minister. 

Haley, in the video, can be heard saying: "Let me start with very much thanking you for the support we received on the vote today. We will never forget it."



The ambassador was referring to the UN resolution conducted last week to condemn President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Poland was one of the 35 counties which refrained from voting on the issue. 

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley listens during a Security Council meeting. (Getty Images)

The duo talked at length about the resolution, while the comedian asked questions about US' stance on Ukraine and Russia.

At one point during the phone call, the comedian posing as Morawiecki asked Haley about the island of Binomo in the South China Sea, while Haley appeared to acknowledge the existence of the island. The comedians made up the fictional island, no such island exists.



"You know Binomo?" the man said, to which Haley replied “yes, yes.”

Nikki Haley listens to a speech during a United Nations Security Council (Getty Images)

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

"Yes, of course they did, absolutely," Haley replies. “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.”



The comedian then asked the American diplomat what the United States plans to do about the fictional island of Binomo.

Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, prepares to speak on the floor of the General Assembly. (Getty Images)

"Let me find out exactly what our stance is on that, and what if anything the U.S. is doing or thinks should be done, and I will report back to you on that as well," Haley is heard saying in the video. 



When Haley was asked about the video, her spokesperson, John Degory, said: "We have nothing to share on that at this time," according to The Post and Courier.

The spokesperson did not comment on whether the video posted by the comedians was authentic or not.

There are also reports that the phone call may be inauthentic and spliced together. 



 

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