Rajesh Mirchandani
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Syria chemical weapons: Next step explained

31 October 2013 Last updated at 12:36 GMT

One day before the deadline, the international watchdog has confirmed that Syria's declared equipment for producing, mixing and filling chemical weapons has been destroyed.

Now that the equipment has been put beyond use, Syria has until mid-2014 to destroy the chemical weapons themselves.

Rajesh Mirchandani explains how.