The president told a correspondent for Interfax-Ukraine, Censor.NET reports.
Asked whether the Ukrainian servicemen were ready to observe the agreements reached in Minsk, Poroshenko said: "I've given all the necessary orders to the General Staff and the defense minister."
March 29, the Tripartite Contact Group resolving situation in the Donbas agreed on the cease-fire from April 1 in connection with the Easter holidays. Besides, the negotiators scheduled withdrawal of troops and hardware from Stanytsia Luhanska for April 6, 2017.
The Defense Ministry earlier confirmed that the military were ready to cease fire in Ukraine's east from April 1.