Mission Update - 3
21 October 2013
The Technical Secretariat continues to assist Syria in Damascus in finalising its initial formal declaration covering its chemical weapons and related facilities.
Inspections have been conducted at 17 sites. At 14 sites the inspectors carried out activities related to the destruction of critical equipment to make the facilities inoperable.
The Special Coordinator, Ms Sigrid Kaag, arrived in The Hague over the weekend and met with the Director-General. She also participated in briefings/discussions.
Today the Special Coordinator arrived in Damascus.