DAMASCUS, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Damascus-based Islamic Hamas movement said Saturday the Palestinian authority's decision to seek statehood at the United Nations was made unilaterally and resistance is the genuine road to liberate all Palestinian lands occupied by Israel.
Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is seeking recognition of an independent state on territories that Israel captured in 1967, including the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza.
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"The burden of Damascus: "Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it will be a ruinous heap." (Isaiah 17:1)