Any conflict would end with negotiations, but as long as the government of the Ukrainian president is in power Volodymyr Zelenskytalks will not be possible, Dmitry Medvedev, Russia’s former president and deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council, said on Friday during a visit to Vietnam, state news agency TASS reported.

“As long as the current regime and the clown Zelensky are in power in Kiev, talks will be impossible”said the Medvedevadding that at some point a deal would have to be negotiated.

“Everything always comes down to negotiations. This is inevitable, but as long as these people are in power, the situation for the Russia will not change in terms of negotiations,” Medvedev said.

Medvedev went on to say that it is worth weighing all proposals for peace in Ukraine offered by different countries.

“As for the proposed peace plans, they should all be considered,” Medvedev said, commenting on the peace plans proposed by China and other countries.