He said this in an interview in Kyiv, Censor.NET informs with reference to UNIAN.
"We are conducting decisive actions and successful operations to regain control over the state border, today we are doing everything to tighten the encirclement of Sloviansk and eliminate those militants under the leadership of the so-called "Strelok" (Shooter) who resist the Ukrainian servicemen," Poroshenko said.
He noted that it is unacceptable to give orders about the bombing the city, where the militants are, and in which, according to various estimates, 60,000 civilians remain.
The Head of the State promised to begin implementing his plan to establish peace in Donbas only after the full control of the Ukrainian-Russian border.
According to Poroshenko, after the control of the border is restored, he will give the order to cease fire.