Updated 06.12.2013 14:09:32 UTC
Al-Salihi's convoy came under a bomb attack on December 1 in Kirkuk, but he survived the attack.
Davutoğlu called him immediately after the incident and expressed his get-well wishes.
Ahmet Davutoğlu told al-Salihi during their meeting that Turkey will always stand by Iraqi Turkmens.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan received Iraqi Turkmen Front President al-Salihi on Thursday in İstanbul.
Concerned over the escalating ethnic and sectarian tension in Iraq, Turkey makes an appeal to Iraqi politicians and people for unity and solidarity in the country.