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Greece vows swift vote on new bailout demands, sets 25-day deadline to pass major reforms

  • A man loads on a truck wicker baskets in central Athens,on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. Greece's leftwing government has abandoned its pledge to end economic austerity after giving into pressure from bailout lenders to make deeper cuts. But it has promised to embark on major reforms it says long-established political parties were unwilling to make.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    A man loads on a truck wicker baskets in central Athens,on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. Greece's leftwing government has abandoned its pledge to end economic austerity after giving into pressure from bailout lenders to make deeper cuts. But it has promised to embark on major reforms it says long-established political parties were unwilling to make.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

  • A man  walks past wallets designed as Euro banknotes displayed outside a kiosk in central Athens,on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.Greece's leftwing government has abandoned its pledge to end economic austerity after giving into pressure from bailout lenders to make deeper cuts. But it has promised to embark on major reforms it says long-established political parties were unwilling to make.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    A man walks past wallets designed as Euro banknotes displayed outside a kiosk in central Athens,on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.Greece's leftwing government has abandoned its pledge to end economic austerity after giving into pressure from bailout lenders to make deeper cuts. But it has promised to embark on major reforms it says long-established political parties were unwilling to make.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

  • A man working for a discount shop displays his good to customers as they are reflected on a mirror, in central Athens, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. Greece's leftwing government has abandoned its pledge to end economic austerity after giving into pressure from bailout lenders to make deeper cuts. But it has promised to embark on major reforms it says long-established political parties were unwilling to make.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    A man working for a discount shop displays his good to customers as they are reflected on a mirror, in central Athens, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. Greece's leftwing government has abandoned its pledge to end economic austerity after giving into pressure from bailout lenders to make deeper cuts. But it has promised to embark on major reforms it says long-established political parties were unwilling to make.(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

Greece's left-wing government says it has given itself a 25-day deadline to push through a series of major reforms demanded by bailout lenders.

Government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili said Tuesday the cost-cutting measures requiring parliamentary or Cabinet approval would be passed by Nov. 15.

She made the pledge as bailout inspectors from the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the European Commission were due back in Athens. French President Francois Holland is also due to visit Greece on Thursday and Friday for bailout-related talks.

The Greek government is about a third of the way through early implementation goals required by lenders in order for Greece to get a massive, third bailout. It is looking for alternatives to agreed-upon tax hikes on private school fees and rental income.