It seems that Abbas does not understand - one simple way of explaining to him why he needs a meeting is to put up a new settlement every month until peace talks start. Peace talks cannot start until he recognizes that 2 states for 2 peoples means 1 each. Meanwhile we should insist on a freeze on building in the settlement of Ramallah.
Woman moderately wounded by firebomb thrown at her car in north J'lem (Haaretz)
from the article: Abbas refusal to meet Netanyahu could scuttle tripartite talk plan