By Nikolaj NielsenItaly announced on Monday (9 January) it would re-open its embassy in Libya's capital as part of a broader effort to curb migration departures. Now more controls on migrant departures," Italy's foreign minister Angelino Alfano wrote on Twitter. Dear EUobserver reader Subscribe now for unrestricted access to EUobserver. Unlimited access on desktop and mobile All premium articles, analysis, commentary and investigations EUobserver archives EUobserver is the only independent news media covering EU affairs in Brussels and all 28 member states. ♡ We value your support.