britain’s secretary of state for exiting the european union (brexit secretary), david davis, has backtracked on his claim that a brexit deal can deliver the “exact same benefits” as eu membership, now acknowledging it was little more than an ambition.davis said thursday that what the uk achieves in the brexit talks will be a matter for negotiations with the eu.asked about the “exact same benefits” phrase on bbc radio 4’s today program, davis said: “i make no apology for being ambitious about what we’re trying to do.”“the classical approach for a politician during a negotiation is to reduce expectations…that’s what people think is the ‘sophisticated’ way,” he added.davis also said insisted the uk prime minster theresa may’s linking of security cooperation to brexit talks was not a threat to withdraw it from european allies.read more:the remarks come a day after the prime minister triggered article 50 of the eu’s lisbon treaty, formally kick starting the process of leaving the 28-nation bloc.launching the process of britain’s exit from the eu, popularly known as brexit, was announced by may on wednesday at the parliament, after more than 40 years of the bloc membership.on behalf of may, british ambassador to the eu, tim barrow delivered a letter to european council president, donald tusk in brussels on wednesday to officially notify the eu of b...