Minutes - TRIPS Council Special Session - View details of the intervention/statement

Ambassador Eui-yong Chung (Korea, Republic of)
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108. The representative of Bulgaria expressed concerns about the usefulness of the exercise. What was an objective or neutral way? Delegations did not know what they wanted from the Secretariat, which would be put in an awkward position. This would also involve time and costs for the Secretariat to carry out a study on controversial issues. He thought that the Chairperson's proposal might be of some value if the proponents of the study could give an indication of where and what cost was involved.