Because Beilin is so unpopular and has been wrong on so many occassions, he almost expects those who dislike him to do the opposite of what he is saying. Is this the case here? If you really want to know his true feelings, look to what the EU is pushing for, the same EU that foots the bill for many of his projects.
Israeli soldier collapses, dies from heatstroke during visit to Jerusalem's Old City (Haaretz)
from the article: It's better to stay home