(AGI) Kiev, July 8 - A ceasefire is a priority in order to curbthe escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, said Italian ForeignMinister, Federica Mogherini. "The message that I intend tobring to Moscow is exactly the same as the one transmitted toKiev," Ms Mogherina told reporters, before taking off forMoscow from the Ukrainian capital, where Italy's chief diplomatis due to meet with Russia's Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov,on Wednesday. "The sequencing of my visits to the two capitalsis not random," she added. . .