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Turkey has done enough to repair ties with U.S. - foreign minister

FILE PHOTO: Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu talks at a press conference during a visit in the Turkish Cypriot northern part of the divided city of Nicosia, Cyprus July 24,2018. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has done enough to repair its ties with the United States, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding that Washington had acted contrary to their alliance regarding fundamental security issues.

Cavusoglu made the comments during a speech to ambassadors in Ankara. He also said the United States should learn that it will not achieve any results by threatening Turkey.

Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Ali Kucukgocmen; Editing by Daren Butler