Peace talks have been stymied for about a year now. Israel continues its settlement activity and Palestine refuses to talk until this activity carries on. What do you think the Palestinians are refusing to negotiate on? Are you arguing that Israel is right despite flouting international law and the Palestinians are wrong because they will not play this game anymore. And by the way 106 nation vote in favour on Palestinian membership to the UNESCO is hardly 'self declaration.'
Bomb in Lebanon targets bus heading to Syria, no casualties (Reuters)
from the article: Israel freezes UNESCO funding after Palestinian membership