Tony Blair, the special envoy representing the diplomatic quartet seeking Middle East peace, said Sunday that efforts were under way to dissuade the Palestinians from seeking recognition this week at the United Nations. "What we will be looking for over the next few days is a way of putting together something that allows their claims and legitimate aspirations for statehood to be recognized, whilst actually renewing the only thing that's going to produce a state -- which is a negotiation directly between the two sides," Blair told ABC television. Quartet trying to dissuade Palestinians UN bid: Blair - Yahoo! News Not really. They are just serving up the same old shit on a different platter.