Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed Iraqi President Barham Salih at the Presidential Complex in Ankara on Thursday.
During their meeting, the two leaders are expected to address all aspects of bilateral relations and assess the possibilities for developing co-operation in various areas.
Erdogan and Salih are also expected to exchange views on regional and international developments, in particular Syria.
The two will hold a press conference after their meeting later on Thursday.
President Salih is visiting Ankara for the first time since he took office on October 2.