The US state Department included Russia and China to the list of countries not complying with minimum requirements for the suppression of the slave trade. This is stated in the report of the American foreign Ministry, published on Tuesday, June 27.
The registry got 187 States that assessed the actions of governments to combat trafficking from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.
Moscow and Beijing joined the third group, where 23 countries. According to the state Department, the authorities of these States “do not fulfill minimum standards in accordance with American law on the protection of victims of human trafficking and do not take steps in this direction.”
Also in the list are Belarus, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, North Korea, Syria, Iran and Venezuela.
As noted by RIA Novosti, Moscow has for several years included in this group, Beijing hit her for the first time.