they are indeed on French territory and not in an intermediary zone, like characters from Orphée’s testament who dwell between life and death. If a woman were to give birth in the transit zone, the child would be registered in France. Likewise, if an offence were committed, French police and
resources needed for living (such as access to food, water, affordable energy and security, etc). Resultantly, the claim by Corporation A of indirect expropriation based on export controls may stand on a weak basis.
In the case of Country Y (the second scenario discussed above), the outcome might be