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He said Mr. Gbagbo’s wife, Simone, who is accused of encouraging his intransigence, remains in Abidjan with nearly 100 other prisoners of the former regime.

Mr. Ouattara has said that Mr. Gbagbo’s safety is assured and that he wants the former strongman tried by both national and international courts for his alleged crimes. The International Criminal Court in The Hague has said it is conducting a preliminary examination into crimes perpetrated by all sides in the conflict.

Thousands of people have been killed and wounded, according to the International Federation of the Red Cross.

Mr. Ahoussou, the justice minister, told the AP that he was drawing up a list of ministers, generals and journalists to be charged with blood crimes, corruption and hate speech.

He said he also was investigating journalists who broadcast hate speech. Mr. Gbagbo turned the state Radio Television Ivoirienne into a propaganda organ that broadcast statements inciting violence against tribes loyal to Mr. Ouattara.

Associated Press writers Abdoulie John in Banjul, Gambia, and Jonathan Paye-Layleh in Ganta, Liberia, contributed to this report.