This territory is as much Israel for many Jews as is the rest of Israel. If there is not going to be any progress on the peace front then Israel is not going to just wait around forever until the Palestinians have decided that their aspirations have been met. The talks are deadlocked because the Palestinians believe that the West or other Arabs can get them more. Ms Ashton is reinforcing that belief with her one-sided pressure tactics.
First refugees travelling on Hungarian bus arrive at Austrian border (Reuters)