"A visa restriction is imposed. They [Americans] don't know me and I don't know them; so it does not concern me that much. I do not need a visa to travel to Moyale and Adwa (places within Ethiopia). Other than that, I do not travel that much; so the decision does not concern me. I want you to pass on this message to them (Americans). Beyond that, they will deny us their weevil infested wheat—better not to have it! They played on us too much." Shimelis Abdisa—president of Oromia regional state, said.
- Ethiopian News