Prime Minister Binali Yildirim made the announcement at a meeting of the country's security council, says BBC. He did not rule out new military operations and did not say whether Turkish troops would now leave Syria.

Turkey launched the offensive last August to push Islamic State militants away from its border and also to stop the advance of local Kurdish fighters.

"Operation Euphrates Shield has been successful and is finished. Any operation following this one will have a different name," Mr Yildirim said on Wednesday.

On 24 August, Turkish troops, tanks and planes crossed the border in what Ankara said was the operation to push IS militants from a 100km (60 miles) stretch of the border.

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