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The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs urges all Swiss citizens in Syria to leave the country now, as long as commercial transportation is still available.
Please consult the travel advice:
Stay informed through TV, Radio and Internet about new developments. Remain sceptical about rumours that might circulate and that are often inaccurate and flawed.
On February 29, 2012 the Swiss Embassy in Damascus has been closed.
For assistance Swiss citizens can contact the Swiss Embassy in Beyrouth under:
+961 1 324 129
Helpline of the Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs in Bern under:
+41 800 24-7-365
The Swiss Federal Department for Foreign Affairs is closely monitoring developments and will update this page if necessary.