World Cup leaves smiles...and sulks

Ottawa's diplomatic corps braved miserable weather on June 16 to pay homage to the time-honoured bi-annual process in which the EU presidency is entrusted to another nation.

Avinash Gavai
Published: Wednesday, 06/23/2010 12:00 am EDT

Ottawa's diplomatic corps braved miserable weather on June 16 to pay homage to the time-honoured bi-annual process in which the EU presidency is entrusted to another nation. Guests hurriedly navigated through rain and wind to get to the Spanish ambassador's regal mansion in Rockcliffe Park, the setting for a function marking Spain's handover of the presidency to the original holder of that position, Belgium.

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