Two days ago the Arab cabal at the UN refused to allow Abbas to condemn Hamas - Abbas certainly hasn't forgotten this - but one of your presumptions here is that it's Israel's upcoming invasion of Gaza - which is actually in line with Abbas's attitude - that is one of the factors that spoils the prospects of the upcoming conference. What are you, naive, disingenuous, slighting of the public's knowledge, or just hungry for something to fill a column and that seemed to fit? It's impossible to trust your knowledge or to rely on your honesty.
Iraq calls Turkish assault on Kurdish militants a dangerous escalation (Reuters)
from the article: See you at the next summit