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

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Posted: Mar 13, 2014 11:50 AM

WASHINGTON (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)