Switzerland has increased its sanctions on Syria and imposed asset freezes on 25 more Syrians.
Syrian companies subject to asset freezes now includes Syrian Arab Airlines, the Cotton Marketing Organisation and Drex Technologies, SECO said in a statement.
Former Syrian prime minister Riyad Hijab says that the Assad regime is an "enemy of God" in his first public appearance since his defection.
A Syrian warplane crashed in flames in disputed circumstances after rebels claim to have shot down the jet and captured its pilot.
Syrian Prime Minister and three other Cabinet ministers defect to Jordan