Israel refuses to negotiate with Hamas. In many ways that's understandable, but why should the Pals be expected to negotiate with a government that includes Lieberman who wants to ethnically cleanse Israel of as many Arabs as he can dump out of it, without losing good, juicy land. Even if the Pals held their noses and dealt with Bibi's extremist government, Bibi's inability to control people like Lieberman would make any negotiations pointless.
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from the article: Palestinians expected to leave direct talks