U.S. House speaker urges quick Senate approval on Ukraine bill

by Reuters
Thursday, 13 March 2014 15:49 GMT

WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday urged the Senate to pass a House bill backing $1 billion in loan guarantees for Ukraine and said he did not think IMF reforms should be In a Ukraine bill.

"The IMF money has nothing to do with Ukraine," Boehner said at his weekly news conference. (Reporting by David Lawder and Patricia Zengerle; Editing by Bill Trott)

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