31/ 08/ 2008
SOCHI, August 31 (RIA Novosti) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev outlined on Sunday the five points upon which Moscow's future foreign policy will be based, and also said that it could if necessary introduce sanctions against other states.
Speaking near the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Medvedev also said that Russia would not alter its decision to recognize South Ossetia and Abkhazia. He also said that Moscow's agreements with them envisaged military as well as economic support.
The five points, Medvedev said, were firstly, the superiority of the fundamental principles of international law.
The second point was that the world must be multipolar.
"A uni-polar world is unacceptable," said Medvedev, adding that Russia could "not accept a world order where all decisions are made by one side, even such a powerful one as the U.S."
"Such a world
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