Andrea Mitchell Reports, 9/13/13, 1:16 PM ET

Kerry, Lavrov work on Syria solution in Geneva

Former Sen. Dick Lugar shares his thoughts on the chemical stockpiles, working with Russia and how the Obama administration should tackle this situation...

WATCH: ‘We’re prepared to do the job,’ says Lugar

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Former Sen. Dick Lugar, co-author of the post-Cold War arms reduction agreement–the Nunn-Lugar Act–believes the United States should be tapped to go in and help remove Syria’s chemical weapons.

“We’re prepared in the United States to do the job,” he told Andrea Mitchell Friday. “We’ve got mobile equipment that can move out and that can destroy as much as 25 tons of chemical weapons a day on sight.”

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WATCH: 'We're prepared to do the job,' says Lugar

Updated