Wouldn't it be hypocritical of Israel to repeat the same line as the Arabs in 1947 of not accepting a peace process "forced" upon them from outside? Sometimes you need a mediator to bring about a compromise. Neither side can expect to get everything it wants. That is how it should be.
PLO official: Reports about Abbas' resignation from political life very premature (Haaretz)
from the article: Netanyahu: Israel will not be pushed to peace