Council UN Security Council calls on Libya to the speedy elimination of weapons of inheritance regime of Muammar Gaddafi, reports Reuters. According to the views of the members of the Security Council, first you need to track down and neutralize man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS), and supplies of chemical weapons.
As noted, these types of weapons pose a severe threat. Once in the hands of terrorist organizations, such as "Al-Qaeda", they can be used for large-scale terrorist attacks.
"Regarding the distribution of all kinds of weapons, namely Libya MANPADS in the countries of the region, the government Libya to take all necessary measures to prevent the designated process ", — stated in the resolution, which was adopted by all members of the council. Her project was presented to the filing with the Russian Federation.
The paper notes that a delay in disarmament could become the "fuel of terrorist attacks" and lead to the victims.
Prior to the beginning of the war in civilian Libya in the arsenals of Gaddafi army had up to 20 thousand units MANPADS like "Boom" and "Needle". According to the calculations of professionals, purchased in the late 1980s. complexes are virtually one hundred percent developed their own life, and because of improper storage of test and 80% of them can be at the technical level is faulty. But the rest, which is about 4 thousand, can be fully combat ready. Their missiles are de minimis, a danger to the latest generation of combat aircraft, but easily hit civilian airliners and helicopters — they may be the main target of terrorists.
Except MANPADS, a legacy of an old regime to the new authorities got about 12 tons of mustard gas or "mustard gas", but according to the views of military professionals, they are de minimis, danger, because without the help of others rotted due to long storage.
Recall the night of November 1, NATO announced an end to the military operation in Libya. In addition, the transition state council chose their own new manager — it was Abdul al-Rahim al
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