390. The genuine link.

It has been held that a state cannot present an international claim on account of an injury to one of its nationals against another state unless the individual in question also has a genuine link or substantial connection with the claimant state1. However, that requirement is probably too broadly stated and merely entails that a claimant state cannot present the claim if, although not possessing the nationality of the respondent state, its national in fact has closer links or connections with the latter state than with the former