This week in diplomatic parties

Ramil Huseynli, chargé d'affaires of Azerbaijan, with Turkish Ambassador Selçuk Ünal at Azerbaijan's national day reception at the Chateau Laurier on May 24. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Aynur Huseynli, Mr. Huseynli's spouse, greets Georgian Ambassador Alexander Latsabidze. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Indira Zhigalova, spouse of the ambassador of Kazakhstan, poses with Ukrainian Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko and his spouse, Hanna Homonai, and Ms. and Mr. Huseynli. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Spouses of the heads of mission of Algeria, Lebanon, and Brazil: Elbia Meghar, Nadia Haddad, and Margarida Bretas Bastos. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Tamilya Akhmetzhanova, spouse of Russian ambassador, with Andis Faizasyah, the Indonesian ambassador's spouse, at a HOMSA fundraiser at the Irish residence on May 24. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Florence Saint-Léger Liautaud, president of the Heads of Mission Spouses' Association and spouse of the Haitian ambassador, embraces Jamaican High Commissioner Janice Miller. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

The Irish ambassador's spouse, Patricia Bassett, with spouse of the Armenian ambassador, Maria Yeganian, Janine Krieber, guest of honour and spouse of Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion, and Ms. Saint-Léger Liautaud. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia