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Telecoms group Orange to also pull out from Mobile World Congress -source

PARIS, Feb 12 (Reuters) - French telecoms group Orange has also decided to pull out of the Mobile World Congress telecoms event in Barcelona due to concerns over the coronavirus, said a source close to the matter on Wednesday.

Orange CEO Stephane Richard is the current chairman of the GSMA telecoms lobby group, which organises the event.

(Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain; Editing by Christian Lowe and Louise Heavens)