Donetsk, Mar 31 - DAN. DPR is ready for the ceasefire in effect since April 1, as agreed by the Contact Grup, said DPR envoy to Minsk negotiations Denis Pushilin.

"We ae ready and we do everything necessary for a durable ceasefire, for as long a possible. But a lot depends on Ukraine. Its president Petr Poroshenko ordered to implement it for some time," Pushilin said.

He said sustainable ceasefire was possible only if the disengagement of forces and hardware was completed.
Earlier DP Command said the situation along the contact line degraded as the ceasefire date was approaching. *ot