Initiatives, and so-called peaceful solutions and international conferences, are in contradiction to the principles of the Islamic Resistance Movement.
Abusing any part of Palestine is abuse directed against part of religion.
Nationalism of the Islamic Resistance Movement is part of its religion. Its members have been fed on that. For the sake of hoisting the banner of Allah over their homeland they fight. "Allah will be prominent, but most people do not know."
Source: Hamas Covenant 1988, The Avalon Project
Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library