Amid tensions in Iran-US, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to US Defense Minister Mark T. Asper on phone on Thursday. The two discussed the security scenario being created in the Bay Area. Rajnath Singh tweeted and gave information about it. Officials said Singh told Espar about India’s stake and interests in the Gulf countries and New Delhi’s concerns over rising tensions in the region. Rajnath Singh tweeted, We expressed our strong resolve to strengthen bilateral defense cooperation. He also briefed me about the recent developments in the Bay Area. I shared India’s concerns and interests in the region.