Iran peace-loving cyclist arrives in Ankara
Ankara, Rahmatollah Azad, an Iranian cyclist who travels to different countries to convey Iran's message of peace and friendship, arrived in the Turkish capital on Wednesday.
Azad, 57, rode his bike from the northern Iranian city of Amol to Ankara.
In Ankara, he was received by Iranian ambassador to Turkey Mohammad-Ebrahim Taherian Fard.
He said he rides his bike to different countries as the messenger of peace and friendship calling on all freedom-seeking people of the world to find solutions to the plights of the impoverished people across the globe, particularly those living in the third world countries.
He has travelled by his bicycle to many different countries, including Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA