GERMAN CHANCELLOR GERHARD SCHROEDER ADDRESSES THE MEDIA IN BERLIN.
Gerhard Schroeder, German Chancellor and leader of the Social
Democratic Party (SPD) briefs the media in front of a giant billboard
reading "Germany" following an SPD board meeting in Berlin January 14,
2002. Schroeder said on Monday that Germany would not depart from its
policy of fiscal discipline as it looks to boost its sagging economy
and to create jobs. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch REUTERS