Sept 25 (Reuters) - Assured Guaranty Ltd
* Assured Guaranty releases statement regarding Hartford, Connecticut
* Assured Guaranty - "met with city leadership of Hartford, members of governor's staff, other state and local representatives about its current fiscal challenges"
* Believe consensual agreement among stakeholders offers city better path forward than bankruptcy
* Assured Guaranty says have discussed ways with Hartford officials to help ease some of city's financial issues, including a GO bond refinancing solution Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: