MINSK Aug 26 The European Union's top diplomat,
Catherine Ashton, said on Tuesday her mission at the Ukraine
crisis talks starting in Minsk was to ensure the former Soviet
republic can safeguard its territorial integrity.
Ashton told the start of the high-level meeting she wanted
to "try and support the people of Ukraine to find peace and
security, to ensure that they are able to enjoy territorial
integrity, a future that is economically viable... and growing
and good relations with the neighbours."
(Reporting by Alexei Anishchuk, Writing by Gabriela Baczynska;
Editing by Christian Lowe)