VOV.VN - An exhibition featuring information on Turkish tourism kicked off in the Saigon Centre of District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City on May 3, featuring a wide range of activities.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on July 16 sent congratulatory messages to former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on his election as Speaker of the Grand National Assembly.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim left Hanoi on August 24 afternoon, concluding his three-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The Pentagon said on September 16 that a US-led coalition air strike on Sept. 7 killed an Islamic State leader who oversaw the militant group's propaganda.
Three people were killed and 40 were wounded when a car bomb exploded near a police station in Turkey's eastern province of Van near the Iranian border on August 17, state broadcaster TRT said, citing the local governor.
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.
An Islamic State militant was killed after detonating explosives strapped to their body when Turkish police raided a militant cell in a house in the southeastern city of Gaziantep on May 19, the Dogan news agency reported.
Ahmet Davutoglu announced on May 5 that he was stepping down as leader of Turkey's ruling AK Party and therefore as prime minister, bowing to President Tayyip Erdogan's drive to create a powerful executive presidency.
A female suicide bomber wounded eight people when she blew herself up near the main mosque in the northwestern Turkish city of Bursa on April 27, officials said, the fifth suicide bombing in a major urban center this year.
President Truong Tan Sang made suggestions for more parliamentary and people-to-people diplomacy activities while receiving Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Hanoi on March 18.
President Truong Tan Sang on May 15 sent a message of condolences to his Turkish counterpart Abdulla Gul over a coal mine collapse in the country.
The US and Germany have welcomed the result of the Turkish constitutional referendum.