As alluded to in the press release a total of 24 member states signed the agreement, including Italy.
The following 24 countries have therefore signed the agreement:
Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom
Poland, Spain and Bulgaria have not yet signed though Bulgaria is expected to sign in the coming days.
Mark Richardson 19 February 2013