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First municipal real estate department opens in northern Syria

The Azaz local council in Aleppo’s northern countryside opened a real estate department with Turkish support.

ALEPPO, Syria — The local council in Azaz, in Aleppo’s northern countryside, announced Jan. 29 the opening of the Department of Real Estate Interests tasked with processing all real estate paperwork in Azaz and its surrounding areas. The department started processing public requests Feb. 5.

The local council advised citizens who need real estate services to contact the new department or the competent court, according to the due process of law. Citizens who want to file a complaint or had their property taken over can refer to the court of ownership conflict resolution affiliated with the Azaz court. Once a case is settled in court, citizens would then head to the Department of Real Estate Interests to finalize the paperwork.

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