The President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan wrote on his Facebook page:
"Today I made a decision to award Lieutenant General Jalal Harutyunyan the highest title of" Hero of Artsakh "for his exceptional services to the Artsakh Republic in the defense and security of the Motherland, for his courage and personal courage.
This is, first of all, the assessment of the heroic struggle of our army. The struggle that, from the very first day of the war, has been waged by both the command staff and all the units, showing the highest professionalism and dedication in the world.
Jalal Harutyunyan is our hero, and we must educate generations by his example".