Netanyahu said, "We've been trying to make sure that the talks between us and the Palestinians will continue. That is our desire", and that much is true. Any chance of an agreement would bring the talks to an end, which is as undesirable to him as any other way of ending the talks. If only they could go on forever with no result he would be happy as a sandboy.
Ya'alon met with security chiefs to assess situation following developments at Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: Palestinians: Peace negotiations with Israel have ended