369. Interest.

Given the overall aim of reparation of wiping out all the consequences of an internationally wrongful act, the payment of interest may constitute a proper element in the award of compensation, given that it makes good the loss of the claimant of the use of the principal sum during the period in which the principal sum has been withheld1. Generally, interest runs from the date when the principal sum should have been paid until the date the obligation to pay is fulfilled2. In cases where property has been taken and destroyed, if no allowance for loss of profits is