UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council was set to hold closed consultations on North Korea and non-proliferation Tuesday after U.N. diplomats said the United States and China reached agreement on a new draft sanctions resolution to punish the country for its latest nuclear test.

The diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity because no official announcement has been made, said the United States was expected to circulate a draft resolution to the full council at the 11 a.m. (1600 GMT) meeting. Council members are then expected to send the draft to their capitals for review.

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