Berlin, Nov 16 (EFE). - The British minister for the "brexit", David Davis, said today, in a meeting with businessmen in Berlin, that the exit of the United Kingdom from the community institutions it does not imply the end of the relationship with Europe, which must be redefined so that it remains narrow and fruitful.
"The fact that the United Kingdom leaves the European institutions does not imply end of our relationship with Europe, "Davis said in a speech during the dinner that closed the first day of an economic conference organized by the newspaper" Süddeutsche Zeitung. "
Davis He admitted that the UK can not expect to have all the benefits without any of the obligations of the single market, but considered that it is necessary to look for a new "balance" in the relations between the European Union (EU) and London.
He pointed out that the fact that in Berlin there is a different perception to the EU than in London has historical reasons and asked for understanding for This.
"For Germany, the EU, and before the European Economic Community, meant the growth of democracy and peace, for us it was above all an economic project. The position is correct and the other is not, you just have to understand that there are different perspectives, "he said.
He added that" Germany is a founding country, the United Kingdom is not, that is also another difference important. "
At several points in his speech, Davis insisted on the need to continue close cooperation with Europe, in general, and with Germany in particular to, he stressed, the defense of common values.
"It is clear that we will continue to work together, for example in the G7 and in international economic organizations," he said.