Ivory Coast to send Ble Goude to faces charges at the ICC

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Posted: Mar 20, 2014 9:34 AM

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast will send Charles Ble Goude, a former youth leader and close ally of ex-President Laurent Gbagbo, to the International Criminal Court where he is wanted on charges of crimes against humanity, the justice minister said on Thursday.

"The cabinet has agreed to send Ble Goude to the International Criminal Court," Gnenema Mamadou Coulibaly told reporters.

(Reporting by Loucoumane Coulibaly; Writing by Daniel Flynn; Editing by Emma Farge)