Ukraine has a shortfall of more than $35 million in US military aid

Украина недополучила свыше $35 млн военной помощи США

Allocated from Washington to Kiev almost $400 million in military assistance to Ukraine is not reached just over $35 million (about 12.5%), reports The Los Angeles Times, citing caught at her disposal the documents on the spending of the Pentagon. Shortfalls had to go to buy weapons, including rocket launchers, to means of communication and also to equip the warships of the naval forces of Ukraine.

“It is not clear why the money had not been transferred, and members of Congress demand an answer”, – the newspaper notes.

Press Secretary of the Pentagon, Lieutenant Colonel Charles Gleason has confirmed to the newspaper that Ukraine has yet to translate $36 million however, she refused to name the reason on which funds still had not been sent to Kiev. Gleason just said that we will receive the money over the next few weeks.

Recall that this military aid has caused an international scandal. The President of the United States Donald trump refused to provide such information, calling on President Vladimir Zelensky to investigate hunter Biden, the son of trump’s opponent in the upcoming elections of the President of the USA Joe Biden. The talking heads obeah States actually was the beginning of the scandal on the likely pressure from trump, which led to the beginning of procedure of impeachment.

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