Germany said to shut door to back channels with UK on Brexit - BBG

Bloomberg reports latest headlines crossing the wires that the German officials are told to shun UK contacts, with regard to Brexit negotiations.

 Key Details via Bloomberg:

“Merkel's Chancellery is receiving UK diplomats but is refusing to grant UK any favors in advance of official negotiations”

“Some ministers have been instructed to shun official contacts with UK that could reveal negotiating positions”

“German message to UK in private remains the same as in public”

“Merkel's core message to UK has been consistent”