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PARIS - European aerospace giant Airbus will sign an order from Indonesian low-cost carrier Lion Air for more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets at a ceremony Monday with French President Francois Hollande, business daily Les Echos reported in its Monday edition. 

French President Francois Hollande (C) and Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier (L) visit an Airbus research laboratory centre in Moscow on February 28, 2013. Airbus will sign an order from Indonesian low-cost carrier Lion Air for more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets at a ceremony Monday with Hollande, business daily Les Echos reported in its Monday edition.

Questioned by AFP late Sunday Airbus and the presidency both declined to comment. Earlier Sunday the presidential office said in a statement that Hollande would on Monday host the chief executive of Airbus to celebrate the signing of "a major industrial agreement".

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