The next round of expert-level nuclear talks between Iran and six world power were set to be held in New York in early may, Iranian media on Sunday reported Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi as saying.

The senior Iranian negotiator in talks with the P5+1 powers said the meeting would take place from May 5-9 on the sidelines of the third and final session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference.

Araghchi said the negotiations would precede a new round of high-level talks scheduled for May 13 in Vienna between the Islamic Republic and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany.

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