quote: Only a handful of European nations -- Belgium, Portugal, Germany, and Denmark -- and two other nations -- South Korea and Singapore -- supported keeping the treaty a secret. Denmark was reportedly the most vocal supporter of secrecy.
quote: The United Kingdom pressed the EC that it should take a pro-active stance and attempt to convince the other parties that transparency is of the highest importance, which was supported by Finland, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Austria, Hungary, Denmark, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Belgium and Portugal".
quote: "There were still some reservations from a few (EU) member states. Belgium, Portugal, Denmark and Germany were not entirely sure about making it fully transparent. It seemed that Germany, Belgium and Portugal could be convinced, but Denmark was quite inflexible about this.