Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said at a press conference here on Tuesday afternoon that he had never thought of running for reelection.
Zelaya made the remarks at the press conference held in the building of the Mexican Foreign Ministry. He said that the reelection issue was something fabricated by his political opponents as an excuse to launch the June 28 coup against him.
Zelaya also said that the United States could take more action to bring down the post-coup regime, as it imports so many of Honduras' products.
"The U.S. has not done enough, but it has been taking action," he said. "It is not the only nation that should be taking action, but 70 percent of Honduras' trade is with the United States."
Zelaya said that his next stop after Mexico would be Brazil, as he had been invited by President Lula Inacio da Silva.