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Safety in Damascus

Stay Safe

WARNING! All travel to Syria and Damascus is discouraged in the strongest possible terms. 

Since 2011 the severe political crisis in the country has escalated into a civil war. Tens of thousands of people having been injured and killed by opposition paramilitary groups or government security forces. Attacks have been indiscriminate and use of lethal chemical weapons have been reported. Although central Damascus have been spared the worst violence the city can in no way possible be regarded as safe. Practically all Western countries have issued travel warnings; consult your foreign office before traveling.

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