Only Netanyahu has the power to jump start anything, and only Netanyahu can lure Abbas back to the table. Obama has no clout left with the PA. Bibi made sure of that. Obama could meet, but it would result in no progress. Sovereignty, viability, contiguity and independence is not in the Netanyahu lexicon for Palestinians. Absent those four elements, Abbas and the PA have no hope which is why Netanyahu offers none of them.
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from the article: Peres seeks meeting with Obama to kick-start peace process