The Vietnamese Embassy in Turkey has promoted the country’s sight-seeing destinations, culture and cuisine at the third international travel fair Travel Expo Ankara.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese embassy, more than 40 other foreign representative offices in Turkey, and domestic organizations and businesses joined a charity fair in Ankara on November 26.
European Union foreign ministers on November 14 criticised Turkey's crackdown on alleged supporters of a failed military coup in July but Austria's call to suspend Ankara's EU membership bid failed to garner enough backing.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was aiming to reinforce its troops deployments in its Iraqi border town of Silopi and that it would have a "different response" for Shi'ite militia groups if they cause terror in the Iraqi city of Tal Afar.
Turkish authorities suspended nearly 13,000 police officers, detained dozens of air force officers and shut down a TV station on October 4, widening a state-ordered clampdown against perceived enemies in the wake of July's failed coup.
Turkey and its rebel allies opened a new line of attack in northern Syria on September 3, as Turkish tanks rolled across the border and Syrian fighters swept in from the west to take villages held by Islamic State.
Rebels supported by Turkey fought Kurdish-backed forces in northern Syria on August 27, as Ankara ratcheted up its cross-border offensive by saying it had launched air strikes against both Kurdish forces and Islamic State.
VOV.VN - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s current visit to Russia comes amidst a number of rifts between the two countries.
America's highest-ranking military officer sought on August 1 to soothe strained ties with NATO ally Turkey, which was angered by the West's response to a failed military coup and an apparent US reluctance to hand over the cleric it says was responsible.
Turkey dismissed nearly 1,400 more members of its armed forces and stacked the top military council with government ministers on July 31, moves designed by President Tayyip Erdogan to put him in full control of the military after a failed coup.
President Tayyip Erdogan condemned Western countries on July 29 for failing to show solidarity with Turkey over the recent failed coup, saying those who worried over the fate of coup supporters instead of Turkish democracy could not be friends of Ankara.
Turkish special forces backed by helicopters, drones and the navy hunted a remaining group of commandos thought to have tried to capture or kill President Tayyip Erdogan during a failed coup, as a crackdown on suspected plotters widened on July 26.
US officials on July 21 called on partners in the coalition against Islamic State to increase intelligence sharing as the militant group morphs to focus on attacks beyond its shrinking self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan promised on July 21 to quickly restructure the armed forces in order to prevent another coup attempt, signaling a major overhaul in the military as emergency rule took hold across the country.
Turkey purged its police on July 18 after rounding up thousands of soldiers in the wake of a failed military coup, and said it could reconsider its friendship with the United States unless Washington hands over a cleric Ankara blames for the putsch.
Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup on July 17, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000, and the government said it was in control of the country and economy.
Turkish authorities rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters on July 16 and ordered thousands of judges detained after thwarting a coup by rebels using tanks and attack helicopters to try to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has requested Vietnam’s representative agency in Turkey take actions to ensure absolute safety for Vietnamese nationals in the country.
Turkish troops said on July 15 they had seized power but President Tayyip Erdogan vowed that the attempted coup would be put down and crowds answered his call to defy a curfew order and take to the streets to support him.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on June 27 he believed Ankara would normalize relations with Moscow "rapidly" after expressing regret over the downing of a Russian warplane last year.