On 1 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a condolence letter in connection with the death of colonel-general Gourgen Dalibaltayan.
The letter runs as follows:
"I have learnt with deep sorrow about the death of prominent military figure and statesman Gourgen Dalibaltayan.
Gourgen Dalibaltayan has had a substantial contribution in the formation and strengthening of the Armenian army carving his name in the modern history of the Armenian people.
On behalf of the Artsakh people, authorities and personally myself I express my sincere sympathies and condolences to the family of Gourgen Dalibaltayan, his relatives and friends. In this hour of great sorrow I wish all of them courage and tenacity".