Pentagon finds an additional $6.2B for Ukraine aid after 'accounting error'

By Tony Bertuca / June 20, 2023 at 2:58 PM
The Pentagon, after reviewing an "accounting error," today said it now has an additional $6.2 billion in funding that President Biden can use to "drawdown" weapons from U.S. stocks and transfer them directly to Ukraine. Pentagon spokesman Chris Sherwood said an internal review has found that the Defense Department overvalued the equipment it transferred to Ukraine in fiscal year 2022 by $2.6 billion and by $3.6 billion for FY-23. The Pentagon first disclosed the accounting error in May , saying...

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