Slovaks condemn WB-IMF collusion
News||11 August 2000|update 18|
Friends of the Earth Slovakia has complained about the World Bank's requirement that the government agree a programme with the IMF before it can access Bank loans. "This illustrates how the two institutions work as a team to push their own agenda, regardless of whether the government and the public want it," commented Juraj Zamkovsky of Friends of the Earth Slovakia. The government aims to establish a formal relationship with the IMF, although some officials feel this could hurt Slovakia's standing on the international capital markets.
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