To make an end run around direct negotiations, this time with the Quartet aiding and abetting. Let Abbas and Netanyahu draw up their initial proposals for borders and present them to each other face to face. Why is any third party necessary? Unless, of course, Abbas want's to do everything without the direct negotiations required according to UNSCR 242, which they're so fond of quoting (partially--only the parts that the Palestinians like, not the parts requiring them to do something).
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from the article: Netanyahu balks at Abbas proposal for Palestinian state borders
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