No matter how close China and North Korea is, China will not let North Korea off lightly. At the moment 72 countries have given statements criticizing North Korea's 3rd nuclear test Moreover, in China more and more netizens are participating in Anti-North Korea demonstrations. Although the numbers of these netizens are small, they are increasing in size. So this cannot be taken lightly. Sooner or later, China will express their discontent through political and economic means, but their actions will not be enough. The international community wants stronger actions from China. China as a G2 nation, needs to be more proactive and China must take a larger role in maintaining world peace.