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Whoops! Pentagon has another $3 billion available to support Ukraine after accounting mistake discovered

Posted on AllSides May 19th, 2023
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Defense and Security, Pentagon, Ukraine Aid, Weapons
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The Defense Department says it inaccurately accounted for the value of equipment the U.S. has been providing to Ukraine.

The mistake means there is $3 billion more available to assist Ukraine.

Not including the accounting mistakes, the Pentagon has about $2.7 billion left to support Ukraine, but that amount essentially doubles due to the error, officials noted, according to the Wall Street Journal. The value related to the error could increase, officials said, according to the outlet.

"During our regular oversight process of presidential drawdown packages, the Department discovered inconsistencies in...

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