/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The recurrent meeting of the Armenian and Azerbaijani President is scheduled for late August in Kazan during the informal summit of the CIS leaders, OSCE Minsk Group Russian Co-Chair Yuri Merzlyakov stated at today’s press conference. In his words, the meeting will take place shortly before the beginning of the summit, however the exact date has not been fixed yet. At the same time Y. Merzlyakov noted that Armenian and Azeri FMs Vartan Oskanian and Elmar Mamedyarov will meet in Moscow August 23. “Each meeting of the Presidents is the result of scrupulous and progressive work”, Merzlyakov noted. “We are not ready to speak of our expectations of the upcoming meeting now but we hope for progress”, he added. In his turn US Co-Chair Steven Mann noted that the “Co-Chairs promote the process but do not decide what to do.” Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk also expressed his views on the forthcoming meeting. “The Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan are prominent figures”, he stated.