Poland's president duped by Russian prankster pretending to be Macron

Polish President Andrzej Duda spoke with a Russian prank caller pretending to be French President Emmanuel Macron just hours after an explosion near the Ukrainian border killed two, the Polish government confirmed Tuesday.

Duda’s office took to Twitter to confirm that someone who impersonated Macron was able to connect with the Polish president and spoke to him for over seven minutes, according to some reports. 

Polish President Andrzej Duda speaks at a news conference in Konstancin-Jeziorna, Poland, on June 2. (AP/Michal Dyjuk)

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“After the rocket explosion in Przewodów, during ongoing calls with heads of state and government, a person claiming to be French President Emmanuel Macron was connected,” Duda’s office said.  “On call President Duda realized from the unusual way of conducting the conversation by the interlocutor that there might have been an attempt at fraud and ended the conversation. 

“After this merger, the KPRP immediately undertook explanatory actions in cooperation with the relevant services,” the president’s office added in reference to Duda’s political party. 

According to a Reuters report, Russian comedians Vovan and Lexus posted the seven-and-a-half-minute call with Duda where someone could be heard attempting to put on

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