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The celebration of U.S. independence Day July 4 cost the Ministry of defence of the country at 1.2 million dollars, reports CBS TV channel, citing the Pentagon.
This amount includes the cost of transporting the tanks and military vehicles and demonstration flights of fighters. Funds were allocated from the budget of the military services, said the Pentagon.
It is reported that many have criticized the President of the United States Donald trump for the use of taxpayers ‘ money on the event.
July 2, the U.S. leader said that in the celebration of the independence Day of USA will take part tanks and other armored vehicles. Then the Pentagon had no comment regarding the costs associated with the celebration. At the same time a military official has evaluated less than one million dollars.
Last year, trump has ordered the Pentagon to prepare military parade in Washington, similar to that annually arrange on the Champs Elysees on July 14 in honor of the National day of the French Republic. It was expected that the event will contribute about $ 12 million.
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