April 15, 2016 2:53 PM EDT

Sweden made headlines recently for launching “The Swedish Number,” where people can call in and speak to a random Swede on the phone. But in some cases, that random person could be the leader of Sweden himself.

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven answered some calls recently, chatting with people and trying to prove he really is the prime minister. “Well, I believe you have to trust me,” he told one skeptical caller.

Watch the video above to see him speak with people from around the world.

Write to Tessa Berenson at tessa.berenson@time.com.

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