The meeting ceremony took place on the square in front of the Presidential Administration in Kyiv on Monday.
The two presidents are scheduled to hold a face-to-face meeting and chair the sixth meeting of the High-Level Strategic Council between Ukraine and Turkey.
During the meeting, the sides will discuss ways to deepen bilateral cooperation in all strategic directions, as well as issues of international peace and regional security.
A number of bilateral documents are to be signed after the strategic council's meeting.
Poroshenko and Erdogan will also meet with media representatives.