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Greek finance minister says country just two or three details away from bailout deal

  • Greece's Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis, left, arrives at a hotel to continue talks with bailout negotiators, in central Athens, on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. Athens and the negotiators are hoping to conclude talks Tuesday for a third bailout package. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    Greece's Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis, left, arrives at a hotel to continue talks with bailout negotiators, in central Athens, on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. Athens and the negotiators are hoping to conclude talks Tuesday for a third bailout package. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

  • Greece's Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis arrives at a hotel to continue talks with bailout negotiators, in central Athens, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. Athens and the negotiators are hoping to conclude talks Tuesday for a third bailout package. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    Greece's Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis arrives at a hotel to continue talks with bailout negotiators, in central Athens, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. Athens and the negotiators are hoping to conclude talks Tuesday for a third bailout package. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Friday, July 31, 2015 file photo, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos arrives for a meeting with senior negotiators at a hotel in Athens. Greece has essentially concluded its bailout talks with its creditors, with just a few details remaining for the deal to be formally clinched, Greek officials said Tuesday, Aug. 11. (Giannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP, File)  GREECE OUT

    In this Friday, July 31, 2015 file photo, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos arrives for a meeting with senior negotiators at a hotel in Athens. Greece has essentially concluded its bailout talks with its creditors, with just a few details remaining for the deal to be formally clinched, Greek officials said Tuesday, Aug. 11. (Giannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP, File) GREECE OUT  (The Associated Press)

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos says the country is near to securing a new bailout agreement, possibly within the day.

Tsakalotos emerged early Tuesday from nightlong talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel. He told reporters that discussions have "moved very far forward" and that "two or three details remain." He did not provide further details.

Greece's government is hoping to push the new 85 billion-euro ($93 billion) three-year agreement through parliament this week. However, many in the ruling left-wing Syriza party are voicing their opposition to the deal, which would see the imposition of further spending cuts among a series of austerity measures.

Figures next week are set to confirm that Greece's recession deepened in the second quarter as concerns over the country's euro future dented confidence.