Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to land in the coming hours in the west coast U.S. state of Washington where he’ll begin a historic trip to the United States.

Afterwards President Xi will cross the U.S. and land in Washington, D.C. where he’ll visit with U.S. President Obama. Xi will then go on to New York to deliver the first speech by a Chinese President to the United Nations General Assembly.

CCTV America’s Nathan King filed this report.