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Zelaya backers eye party for 2013 vote in Honduras

Followers of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya are meeting to determine whether they will form a party and participate in elections in 2013.

Members of the People's National Resistance Front have begun a two-day assembly in the capital, Tegucigalpa.

Group leader Juan Barahona calls it a "historic event."

Barahona said Saturday that among the group's goals are "holding a national constituent assembly, returning Zelaya to the country and taking political power to transform Honduran society."

Zelaya was toppled in a coup in June 2009 and has been living in exile in the Dominican Republic.

The assembly runs through Sunday.