AFP: IMF, World Bank call for suspension of debt payments by poorest nations25 March 2020 | 17:24 | FOCUS News Agency
"The World Bank Group and the IMF believe it is imperative at this moment to provide a global sense of relief for developing countries as well as a strong signal to financial markets," the Washington-based development lenders said in a joint statement.
The move is directed at countries that qualify for the most generous aid from the "IDA" fund aimed at the "two-thirds of the world's population living in extreme poverty."
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