Diplomatic parties this week

Chargé d'affaires of Azerbaijan Ramil Huseynli and his wife, Aynur, left, with Turkish Ambassador Selcuk Unal and his wife, Lerzan Kayihan Unal, at an April 23 CHEO fundraiser hosted in part by the Turkish Embassy at the Delta City Centre hotel. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Slovenian Ambassador Marjan Cencen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Foreign Minister Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Czech Ambassador Pavel Hrncir, and Pavlos Anastasiades, high commissioner of Cyprus, at the EU-Canada symposium on security and defence, on April 28. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Romanian diplomat Silvana Bolocan and Diodora Bucur, EU Delegation press officer, at the EU event. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr with New Zealand High Commissioner Daniel Mellsop at the Canadian War Museum on April 22, at a ceremony hosted by the Korean Embassy to mark the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Kapyong during the Korean War. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

French Ambassador Nicolas Chapuis takes a photograph of the party on his cellphone at the sixth annual Vimy Reception hosted at his embassy on April 20. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Conservative MP Michael Chong with Mr. Chapuis. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion with Mr. Hehr at the Vimy Reception. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Mr. Dion with first secretary Maria Leyba de Burrows of the Dominican Republic, her husband, Bruce Burrows, of the Vimy Foundation, with Mr. Chapuis. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia