Fact-checked by: Myth Detector

2021/07/26 | Georgia

FALSE: International Monetary Fund (IMF) offered Belarus 940 million dollars in return for imposing the covid-19 regulatory measures such as lockdown, curfew and self-isolation.

Explanation: In reality, Belarus asked the IMF for a loan determined under the framework of the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). The agreement could not be reached. The IMF does not confirm that it asked Belarus to impose specific regulations; nonetheless, the organization specifies that receiving similar forms of international aid requires the country to meet certain standards of transparency.

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