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with all the decisions that were made. i think it regards to china applaud you. i think that was absolutely the right decision and i know that it came with some political, diplomatic challenges. it was the right thing to do and i applaud you on it. i'm going to talk a little bit about malaysia because i'm concerned about what happened in malaysia. it was upgraded to 200 and tier two. that was one of the major countries that we were concerned about, the manner in which was handled in 2015 because of the apparent connection between the decision made in the tech report and the tpp negotiations that were taking place. senator menendez was one of the principal leaders turkey and legislation on this, et cetera. it to be very political decision that was made in 2015. malaysia is home to more than 2 million documented migrant laborers, and million more undocumented pick me continue case debt bondage and forced labor. yet malaysia was only able to identify a little over 1500 trafficking victims. that's all they could identify. however malaysia is yet to prosecute any of the malaysian offi
prevent this crime. this year, china was downgraded to tier three, the lowest rating. state department officials outlined the hearing at a hearing of the foreign relations committee. this is about an hour. >> foreign relations committee will come to order. this morning, we will continue our oversight efforts with regard to 2017 trafficking in persons report. i want to thank senator cardin and members of the committee for their leadership and engagement in combatting this affront to human dignity and the rule of law. this committee has conducted extensive oversight on this issue. we have instituted annual briefings for members of the committee with the opposite trafficking and persons ambassador and regional bureaus at the state department. prior to the release of the annual trafficking in persons report, we ask every nominee before this committee to commit to help lead the fight against modern slavery. this oversight has been noted at the state department and in our embassies. we appreciate that the deputy secretary of state volunteered to lead the administration's testimony
to china, i applaud you. i think that was absolutely the right decision and i know that it came with some political diplomatic challenges and it was the right thing to do and i applaud you on it. i'm going to talk a little bit about malaysia because i am concerned about what happened in malaysia. it was upgraded to tier 2. that was one of the major countries that we were concerned about the manner in which it was handled in 2015 because of the apparent connection between the decision made in the report and the t.p.p. negotiations taking place. senator menendez was one of the principal leaders and had legislation on this, et cetera. it seemed a very political decision made in 2015. malaysia is home to more than 2 million documented migrant laborers and millions more laborers many of whom to continue the bondage of forced labor yet only identified only 1500 trafficking victims. that's all they could identify. they have yet to prosecute any of the officials in their involvement of the smuggling ring found on the border in 2015. incredible tragedy, virtually no progress made resolving th
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