THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (WKOW) – Inspectors who will oversee Syria's destruction of its chemical weapons says they plan to destroy machinery to scrap the country's ability to manufacture them again.
The chemical weapons inspectors say that may include smashing mixing equipment, blowing up delivery missiles, diving tanks over empty shells or filling them with concrete and running machines without lubricant so they become inoperable.
On Sunday, inspectors met with media in The Hague to explain their current plan of action, which is to include an initial group of 20 leaving for Syria on Monday.
The U.N. Security Council has ordered the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to help Syria destroy its chemical weapons by mid 2014. They hope to destroy Syrian machinery used to make chemical weapons by November 1.
Syrian President Bashar Assad says his government will abide by last week's U.N resolution.
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