(RIA Novosti) - Ukraine's policy should be more global, and not focus solely on the West, former president Leonid Kuchma said on Thursday.

During a Moscow-Kiev-Chisinau-Tbilisi satellite link-up, he said there was no alternative to "a multi-vector policy."

"If somebody denies this, consider what Ukraine has achieved with a uni-vector policy," he said, referring to President Viktor Yushchenko's pro-U.S. and EU stance, and tensions with Russia.

He said Ukraine sees Russia virtually as an "enemy."

Kuchma was the second president of independent Ukraine, from July 1994 until January 2005.


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