The government is using Peres to try something which has worked in the past. Promise the Palestinians some peace fakery in exschange for whatever it is Israel wants at the moment. Currently, Israel wants the Palestinians to voluntarily drop their bid for statehood. Obviously this is the last thing the Palestinians should do. In fact, they should redouble their efforts to get worldwide support in the UN general assembly. They should never stop using this avenue until they succeed.
In three days, Greek coastguard rescues 2,500 migrants (Reuters)