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"I've been speaking to @BarackObama about the situation in Ukraine. We are united in condemnation of Russia's actions."

In fact, the call was taken on a mobile phone. Cameron’s expression looks about right, though.

A hoax caller managed to persuade Downing Street to put him through to David Cameron, according to the BBC.

He claimed to be Robert Hannigan, director of government monitoring agency GCHQ.

We can only speculate about the details of the call which, we are told, was “quite brief”.

What was said to the comedy prime minister in those few brief moments?

Did the prankster tell him to stop playing Angry Birds and do some work?

Did he warn Mr Cameron that planned new snooping laws will mean his own phone will be monitored as well as everybody else’s?

Or did he simply say it was a wrong number – he was trying to contact a real, elected prime minister?

We may never know.

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