But now the UK government says it wants to set some tests for Iraq and maybe extend the Monday deadline a bit.
The tests would prove whether Iraq is doing what the UN weapons inspectors say.
And they would have to be done in a certain amount of time too.
Some of the tests could include:
But the details are still being firmed up by UK politicians and could be presented to the Security Council on Tuesday.
- Giving a deadline, possibly 10 days, for Iraq to make a decision to disarm.
- Letting Iraqi scientists be interviewed in other countries
- Destroying banned weapons
- Giving inspectors paperwork to show what weapons they have destroyed in the past.