341. Conduct acknowledged and adopted by the state as its own.

It appears that conduct, including conduct of private persons or individuals, which would not otherwise be attributable to the state may nevertheless be held to be attributable if and to the extent that the state has subsequently acknowledged and adopted the conduct as its own1. In this regard, it would appear that a mere expression of approval or endorsement of the actions of private individuals is unlikely to be sufficient in order to justify attribution of that conduct; what is necessary is that the state endorses the conduct and in some sense makes it its own