EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton
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Ukraine crisis: News briefing after EU talks

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is giving a news briefing, following talks in Brussels focused on Ukraine.

Earlier on Monday, Crimea's parliament formally declared independence and asked to join the Russian Federation.

It follows Sunday's controversial referendum which officials say overwhelmingly backed leaving Ukraine.

  • 17 Mar 2014
  • From the section Europe