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Gaziantep University opens facilities in Syrian opposition areas

The Turkish Gaziantep University has opened three faculties in the opposition-held Aleppo countryside, giving students there an opportunity to earn a degree from an accredited university.

ALEPPO, Syria — Enrollment has been open for Syrian students in the Turkish Gaziantep University facilities in the Aleppo countryside since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved the move Oct. 4.

Erdogan’s decree includes the Faculty of Business and Economics in Al-Bab, in Aleppo’s northeastern countryside, the Islamic Sciences Faculty in Azaz and the Education Faculty in Afrin, in Aleppo’s northern countryside.

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