The escalating tension followed an April 1 attack on the Iranian embassy compound in Syria, which has raised concerns among international media and governments about the potential for direct confrontations between Iran and Israel. Israel's national emergency portal issued safety guidelines effective from 6p.m. on April 11 to 6p.m. on April 14.

An emergency rescue team responds to bombing near the Iranian Embassy in Damascus, Syria, on April 1, 2024.

The Vietnamese Embassy has advised the Vietnamese community to stay updated on the situation through reliable local media sources and safety-related apps, implement necessary safety measures, comply strictly with local regulations and guidelines, avoid crowded places, and maintain regular contact with the embassy.

For emergencies or further information on citizen protection plans, the embassy has provided direct contacts and hotlines for the community, as well as links to relevant websites of the host administration.

Source: VNA