Germany Said to Shut Door on Brexit Back Channels in Blow to May

  • Core message is EU has no pre-Article 50 wiggle room for talks
  • German chancellor holds the line: ‘We’re waiting,’ she says

Realizing the Costs of a Hard Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is battening down the hatches for the coming Brexit talks, instructing officials to avoid any back-door contacts that could hand the U.K. an advantage.

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